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Pediatric and congenital hand transplantation.

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Summary of "Pediatric and congenital hand transplantation."

We review the approach and challenges associated with pediatric hand transplantation, including new knowledge gleaned from our recent case of bilateral hand-forearm transplantation in an 8-year old child.

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Name: Current opinion in organ transplantation
ISSN: 1531-7013
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