2 years after face transplant, Andy Sandness’ smile shows his progress

He is Dr. Samir Mardini, the Mayo Clinic surgeon who led a team of dozens that pulled off Andy’s face transplant.

They spent more than 50 Saturdays over a three year period planning and practicing every step of the surgery with the team of surgeons, nurses, surgical technicians and anesthesiologists.

For Andy, it was that tedious work connecting the nerves that he thinks made all the difference.

More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News Network. https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/

Journalists: Clean and nat sound versions of this pkg available for download at https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/

Register (free) at https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/request-account/

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Do I need a health coach, a counsellor, or a nutritionist?
Stressed? It May Make You Focus On Your Partner’s Negative Behaviors
Hospital Fired All Employees; Profiting Off the Poor; Long COVID and ME/CFS
First real-world study shows the effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy
25 counsellor-approved questions to build emotional intimacy in your relationship

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.