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Taiwan Looking For Volunteers For First Face Transplant

Since it already gain an approval by Taiwan government, Kaohsiung based surgeon is seeking and looking for volunteers to undergo the very first face transplant.

Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare gave a go signal to the Department of Surgery at Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital and to its team to have a face transplant for the first time in Taiwan. There are 40 successful cases of face transplant in the world and Taiwan looking to add to it.

Face transplant would be extremely classy surgeries involving expert and highly complex surgery technique. Face transplant requires microsurgery, craniofacial surgery and facial shaping.

With their ability to conduct this kind of surgery will boost Kaohsiung’s fame in potential medical tourism. The concept of face transplant gained attention after the movie Face/Off in 1997.

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