The Minister of health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova reported on the first done by national doctors transplant of facial tissue. Experts of the Military medical Academy was saved by the military, a victim of electrocution.
Version Skvortsova conducted surgery on the allograft tissue complex person and the injured person was only 32nd in the world. Although the operation itself was over six months ago, to make a statement about the outcome only at the moment, explained head of the Ministry of health. "After that we had to see how the regeneration after surgery. At the moment we can confidently say that the operation was a success," she explained, adding that "we have 8 government, which is the level of high technology has managed to make such an operation".
Transplantation of facial tissue was held in Military medical Academy named after Kirov in early may of this year. Doctors have saved the military, received an electrical accident 3 years ago. Partial face transplant doctors dared after you have exhausted the possibilities of reconstructive-plastic surgery. The operation lasted more than 18 hours, according to TASS.
With all of this training intervention was carried out for 5 years. In 2010, health workers had begun work related to legal support, the experiments in the anatomical theater and immunological development in hemifacial allotransplantation animals. Doctors have created a digital and a physical 3D model of the face of the recipient, at which forthcoming operation was repeatedly "rehearsed", said the Professor of the traumatology and orthopedics Military medical Academy named after Kirov Maria Volokh. Also, "professionals carried out the transplant of "person" in the rats, after that rodents lived another year or two," said the medic.