(PHOTOS) Vet Receives Incredible Double Arm Transplant – American Military News

(PHOTOS) Vet Receives Incredible Double Arm Transplant

In the most complex limb transplant procedure ever performed in the U.S., Brendan Marrocco, has new arms after losing them to a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2009.

The arms, which were provided by a donor, were surgically given to Marrocco at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

This surgery is groundbreaking and the first of its kind. Check out some of the photos below!

 

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