Future Perspectives for Hand Transplant in Iran

MJ Fatemi, M Masoumi, E Esfandiari


Hand transplant program is a communion of physicians and researchers during the current decade. 72 hands and digits were transplanted in 53 patients over the past 13 years. Unlike a solid organ transplant, hand transplantation involves various tissues, so it is called “composite tissue allotransplantation.” This article discusses the plans for performing the first hand transplant in Iran.


Hand; Transplantation; Allotransplant; Upper limb amputation

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