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Hand and Arm Transplants


Hand and Arm Transplants

  • 2012 Brendan Marrocco becomes seventh person in the U.S. to undergoes successful double arm transplants
  • 2008 World's first double arm transplant performed in Germany
  • 2000 World's first double hand transplant performed in France
  • 1999 First hand transplants performed in the U.S. and China
  • 1998 French doctors perform hand transplant, hand is removed three years later at patient's request
  • 1964 Doctors in Ecuador perform hand transplant, which is rejected two weeks later
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