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Man, 32, born without a hand undergoes 'world first' surgery to have a new limb attached
Dec 23, 2016
A man born without a hand has been given one from a deceased donor in what surgeons claim is a world first.
The 32-year-old, who has spent his life without his left hand, underwent a 13-hour procedure last week to have the new limb attached.
Despite currently only having the ability to move his fingers, doctors are optimistic Piotr will gain more mobility over time.
Man born without a hand has 'world first' surgery to attach a new limb
The 32-year-old, who has spent his life without his left hand, underwent a 13-hour procedure at Wroclaw Medical University, Poland, last week to have the new limb attached.