Dr. Bohdan Pomahac: News coverage of face transplants has helped donors’ families to consent

Families haveincreasingly been willing to have their loved ones’ face donated for transplant, according to BohdanPomahac, HMS assistant professor of surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Pomahac’s team of plastic and transplant surgeons performed the first full face transplant in the United States in March 2011.

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