Limbless Soldier Gets Double Arm Transplant

One of just 7 in US history

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 29, 2013 9:26 AM CST

(Newser) – Following a procedure at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a 26-year-old Iraq veteran has become the first US service member to get a double arm transplant. Just seven people in the US have ever successfully gone through the procedure, experts tell the Washington Post; only 60 worldwide...   Read full story »


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