anastomosis anastomosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous

News

  • Are human head transplants possible?

    A bold project has just been announced which seeks to acheive the first human head transplant. Code-named HEAVEN, for Head Anastomosis Venture with Cord Fusion, the effort is being led by Dr. Sergio Canavero, from Turin, Italy. In a new paper published in the open-access journal, Surgical Neurology International, Canavero claims that many technical hurdles to successful transplantation have now ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: ExtremeTech

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  • After the local surgeon described the surgery, Alda replied, "Oh, you're going to do an end-to-end anastomosis." "How did you know that?"
    on Oct 6, 2005 By: Alan Alda Source: CNN International

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