A woman mauled by a chimp has received a full-face tranplant, showing it off to the world on Thursday. – Charla Nash, who was mauled by a chimpanzee, revealed her new face to the world Thursday through the hospital where she underwent the transplant. A Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) plastic and orthopedic surgery team, led by Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, performed a full face transplant on Charla Nash, the Connecticut woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009.
Connie Culp, who underwent the first face transplant surgery conducted in the US, appeared before reporters. – An Ohio woman who received America’s first near-total face transplant in the Cleveland Clinic appeared before the media for the first time.
Cleveland Clinic Performs Country’s First Near-Total Face Transplant – Cleveland Clinic announces that a team of physicians has performed the first near-total face transplant in the United States. An Ohio woman has received America’s first near-total face transplant, it has been reported.