Friday, August 27, 2004

How bizarre: German doctors grow jaw bone replacement in man's back

How bizarre: German doctors grow jaw bone replacement in man's back


LONDON - A German man was able to chow down on a bratwurst sandwich after surgeons grew a new jaw bone on his back muscle and transplanted the bone to his mouth.


The 56-year-old man had part of his lower jaw removed because of mouth cancer. Until the transplant, his diet was limited to soft food and soup for nine years.


How bizarre and impressive. Read the original article

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