Joe DiMeo brushes back his hair while posing for a portrait at NYU Langone Health in New York in January. Photo: AP Joe DiMeo brushes back his hair while posing for a portrait at NYU Langone Health in New York in January. Photo: AP
Joe DiMeo brushes back his hair while posing for a portrait at NYU Langone Health in New York in January. Photo: AP
Medicine

US accident victim gets world’s first double hand and face transplant

  • Joe DiMeo says he now has a ‘second chance at life’ after suffering horrific injuries when his car flipped over and exploded in 2018
  • The risky 23-hour procedure involved a team of 96 health care personnel and took place after a nationwide donor search

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Joe DiMeo brushes back his hair while posing for a portrait at NYU Langone Health in New York in January. Photo: AP Joe DiMeo brushes back his hair while posing for a portrait at NYU Langone Health in New York in January. Photo: AP
Joe DiMeo brushes back his hair while posing for a portrait at NYU Langone Health in New York in January. Photo: AP
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