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Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57

NYTimes.com Saturday, 1 August 2020 ()
Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57Her near-total face transplant in 2008 was the most complex at the time. She was the fourth patient in the world to undergo such a procedure.
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Connie Culp was the first person in the US to receive a near-total face transplant, carried out at the Cleveland Clinic. According to CNN, the Cleveland Clinic announced Saturday that Culp died on Wednesday. She died of an infection unrelated to the transplant. Culp lost the mid-portion of her face...

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Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57

Her near-total face transplant in 2008 was the most complex at the time. She was the fourth patient in the world to undergo such a procedure.
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