10 May '18, 11am

Army Hospital Surgery Done with Ear 'Grown' in Soldier's Arm: Report

Army Hospital Surgery Done with Ear 'Grown' in Soldier's Arm: Report

Physicians at an Army medical facility in Texas were able to surgically give a soldier a brand new ear that was "grown" in her arm after she lost the use of her own following a car accident, according to a report Monday. Surgeons at William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) were able to craft the new ear for Pvt. Shamika Burrage, 21, by using cartilage from her rib cage, which was inserted beneath the skin on her arm in order to develop new blood vessels in a process called neovascularization, according to an article by the U.S. Army detailing the total ear reconstruction. "(The ear) will have fresh arteries fresh veins and even a fresh nerve so she'll be able to feel it," Lt. Col. Owen Johnson III, chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at WBAMC said. Burrage said in the report that she "didn't lose any hearing and (Johnson) opened the canal back up," which had clos...

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