The Worlds First Human TONGUE Transplant!

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posted on Jul, 22 2003 @ 08:07 AM
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According to BBC Ceefax, Austrian Doctors have just completed a grueling 14 hour operation to give an un-named 42 year old man a new tongue!

apparently the man had a tumor in his tongue and they had to remove all of it.


does anyone have any more info on this? if so, please share!




posted on Jul, 22 2003 @ 08:38 AM
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Originally posted by Daystar
According to BBC Ceefax, Austrian Doctors have just completed a grueling 14 hour operation to give an un-named 42 year old man a new tongue!

apparently the man had a tumor in his tongue and they had to remove all of it.


does anyone have any more info on this? if so, please share!


Well i know that they were working on artificial tongues:
www.exn.ca...



posted on Jul, 22 2003 @ 08:43 AM
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I wonder if he can taste with it. How did they join the nerve endings??





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