LIMB TRANSPLANTS: Surgical Pioneers or Reckless Cowboys?
A medical breakthrough or a reckless publicity stunt? The recent pioneering operations in France and the United States to transplant limbs from cadavers is probably a bit of both. In this week's Stryker's Corner, California Healthline's Jeff Stryker looks at this stunning new procedure to see what it says about medical progress, ethics and the regulation of surgical innovation.
Stryker's Corner is a regular Monday feature in California Healthline. Columnist Jeff Stryker takes readers behind the headlines, with in-depth articles, guest editorials and interviews with California newsmakers. Click here for more on Stryker and this feature.
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