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Doctors in China save man's severed hand

Doctors in China save man's severed hand by grafting it to his leg.

There were great risks to reattach the hand





 back directly to the arm, as tissues of the severed [area] were greatly damaged,"
Instead they grafted the hand to lower right calf, and connected it to blood vessels in the region to keep the tissue alive.




After about a month, the blood vessels and tendons in arm healed and the doctors reattached the appendage to its original limb.

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