Dr. Ordon describes how doctors reattach an arm during hand transplant surgery.
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Speaker: I want to show exactly what was done. First of all they place in turn to get -- make zigzag insertions to expose everything inside the arm. They reattach the bones of radius in screws, they then reattach the tolerance first, then they reconnect the never at that point, the reconnect the arteries and then finally put the hand over reconnect the veins, which we see in blue.
So all those instructions backup release the -- that’s the moment of truth when you see that blood going back in to that hand which is now part of his body.