Hand Transplantation

Hand transplantation Programme

The department of plastic surgery applied for reconstructive transplantation license in 2015-16. JIPMER was issued the license to perform hand and other reconstructive transplantations in August 2016. On August 2nd, 2017, the first bilateral upper forearm transplantation was done. He has regained full protective sensations in both The hands and is able to hold a ball with his left hand. JIPMER is venturing into other soft tissue transplantation as well. 

Last Updated :06-Jan-2023