28 Jan '13, 4pm

Wounded soldier gets double-arm transplant

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2013/01/ap-wounded-soldier-gets-double-arm-transplant-in-md-012813/ Wounded soldier gets double-arm transplant By Marilynn Marchione - AP Chief Medical Writer Posted : Monday Jan 28, 2013 11:27:35 EST The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant. Brendan Marrocco had the operation Dec. 18 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, his father said Monday. The 26-year-old Marrocco, who is from New York City, was injured by a roadside bomb in 2009. He also received bone marrow from the same dead donor who supplied his new arms. That novel approach is aimed at helping his body accept the new limbs with minimal medication to prevent rejection. The military is sponsoring operations like these to help wounded troops. About 300 have lost arms or hands in the wars. “He was the first quad...

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