First Double Arm Transplant Recipient Regains Mobility

First Double Arm Transplant Recipient Regains Mobility

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double-transplant.jpgThe recipient of the world’s first complete double arm transplant scratched his head and back and beamed at his doctors Wednesday, saying he was on the path to independence a year after the pioneering operation.

Farmer Karl Merk lost his arms just below the shoulder in a 2002 combine harvester accident.

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