DailyMail.com: World’s first child hand transplant a ‘success’
July 18, 2017
The first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant is now able to write, feed and dress himself, doctors said Tuesday, declaring the ground-breaking operation a success after 18 months.
The report in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health provides the first official medical update on 10-year old Zion Harvey, who underwent surgery to replace both hands in July 2015.
Harvey had his hands and feet amputated at the age of two, following a sepsis infection.