- n a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
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- 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 ...
July 1, 2013 - ExtremeTech
- Alan Alda in CNN International
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?"