Texan becomes first to receive skull-scalp transplant

TEXAS: A resident from Texas became the first persons in the world to receive a skull and scalp transplant, ARY News reports on Friday.

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Jim Boysen had the first skull-scalp transplant from a human donor.

Jesse Selber, the doctor who carried out the transplant surgery, said that it was a new lease on life for the patient.

Boysen is expected to be discharged from the hospital within a few days.

Organ-procurement organization, LifeGift, had to wait 18 months to find the right donor, whose identity has not been revealed.

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