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Thread: Could doctors transplant a HEAD onto a body in 2 years' time?

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    Could doctors transplant a HEAD onto a body in 2 years' time?

    Holy ****, this is hard to buy

    The Italian surgeon believes the technique could save the lives of people riddled with cancer or whose nerves and muscles have wasted away.

    Interesting to see the video explanation as to why the surgeon thinks the procedure will work while we still can't cure existing severe spinal Injuries.

    Sergio Canavero confident he can perform head transplant to help those like Christopher Reeve | Daily Mail Online


    The Independent also ran the story...

    Full-body transplants will be possible within two years, says controversial surgeon Sergio Canavero - Science - News - The Independent

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    It's interesting that the surgeon who has carried out a spinal procedure where the patient walked again thinks it will never happen.

    Also, how would they keep the brain functioning when the head is severed?

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    I think this thread title belongs on the media blog "Headlines to which the answer is No".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut View Post
    I think this thread title belongs on the media blog "Headlines to which the answer is No".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    TBF Piers Morgan makes a pretty good argument for this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Nationaux View Post
    Also, how would they keep the brain functioning when the head is severed?
    It all comes down to the banana apparently. Watch the video.

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