It was two years ago when young American Cameron Underwood tried to commit suicide by shooting himself in the head as a result of severe depression. However, a California native failed in his attempt and was left alive.
The effects that the bullets hit him were reflected in his face, which was completely disfigured. American 26 years old He lost most of his teeth and nose.,
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However, after the failure he encountered, there was a light of hope with surgeon Eduardo Rodriguez of the University of Langone in New York in Manhattan, who performed the surgery to restore his face, as indicated on The Sun's English website.
This was in January of this year, when a specialist participated in Operation Cameron, accompanied by more than 100 doctors. Using the donor's three-dimensional print mask, the expert managed to completely change the status of the youngafter 25 hours of work.
It should be noted that for this transplant Rodriguez did corpse face transplant to live patientIn this case, the donor was William Fisher, a young man who died in 2017 after fighting a mental illness.
Ten months after the intervention, the doctor was finally able to show favorable results in Underwood. “Although I am still recovering and regaining feeling and mobility, especially with my lips, I am still very pleased with the results.”said the young man who presented his new face at the conference.
View the results of the intervention:
New Cameron Underwood face: before and after the world's most advanced face transplant https://t.co/FxsaTT8CUo pic.twitter.com/LhrxiGpl1N
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