American scientists planning face transplants

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American scientists planning face transplants
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"Doctors in the United States have carried out face transplants on dead bodies donated for medical research. Now doctors at the University of Louisville hope to carry out the procedure on living patients... The move comes just six months after the Royal College of Surgeons of England urged doctors not to carry out face transplants... It also voiced concerns over the impact of such a procedure on the family of the donor, particularly if the patient looked like their deceased relative. But this latest research suggests that those fears are groundless. 'More often than not you don't recognise the person,' said Dr John Barker, who is leading the research at Louisville University." [How does "more often than not" translate as "groundless"?]

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