Vascularised Composite Allotransplantation (Face Transplantation)



The purpose of this chapter is to introduce face transplantation, discuss case selection, review the considerations in allograft design and preoperative planning, describe a stepwise process in executing a full-face transplant based on our experience and review some of the complications and outcomes.


Vascularised composite allotransplantation VCA Face transplantation Reconstruction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic SurgeryNYU Langone HealthNew YorkUSA

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