Russian plans to be first HEAD transplant recipient

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  1. Shithead

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    Ailing Russian man volunteers to be first head transplant recipient: reports
    BY Deborah Hastings
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4:18 PM
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    Dr. Sergio Canavero has agreed to perform the world’s first head transplant on a Russian man whose genetic disorder will likely kill him, the patient says.
    A 30-year-old Russian man with an extremely rare spinal disease has volunteered to become the world's first head transplant, according to reports.

    Valery Spiridonov, a computer scientist who has a genetic disorder called Werdnig-Hoffman disease, says he will be operated on by the controversial surgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero, who says a human head can be removed and attached to physically healthy body.

    "Am I afraid? Yes, of course, I am," said Spiridonov, reported Britain's Daily Mirror. "But it is not just very scary, but also very interesting.

    "But you have to understand that I don't really have many choices," he said.

    His disease, which has left him unable to walk, is worsening, he says. The affliction is often fatal.

    Canavero, of Italy, calls his transplant procedure HEAVEN, an acronym for head anastomosis venture, according to the Daily Express.


    He has given several speeches about the possibility of severing a head and reattaching it onto another body, saying he has a "magic" way of sealing the spinal cords so that they will fuse. He has confirmed he will perform the surgery on Spiridonov.

    The claims have been rejected as ludicrous by other neurosurgeons and raise a host of ethical quandaries.

    Spiridonov's surgery would take place in 2017, he said.
     
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    reno VIP Extreme Gold

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    That doctor is getting ahead in his life.
     
  3. HypocriteHowie

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    His recover will be called DEATH, an acronym for Didn't Even Attempt To Heal.
     
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    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    Howard related because he likes to give head

    Also where do they get the other "healthy" body from?
     
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    China or a third world prison
     
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    Here try this head for size:artiejj:
     
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    Have they even tried this with chimpanzees? Where will they get the donor body from?
     
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    Yes. It lived. For a while. :coffee:
     
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    You know you are fucked when your surgeon is named "Sergio" and looks like he is about to introduce a line of Apple knock-off products to an audience of paid attendees.
     
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    Will he be able to play the violin after his operation?
     
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    whoever is fucking this is already saving up for the operation... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    ohmicah Real Gad About Town Banned User

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    What does everybody want?
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    This was the plot of the last X-Files movie.

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    Sounds like something Gary Busey would say....:coffee:

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    This story, like the one a few weeks ago about a manned Mars expedition, is absolutely impossible and is a grab for money / fame by whoever is perpetrating it, in both cases.
     
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    The story contains an error. The Doctor performing the operation is Dr. Nick Riviera, who graduated from Hollywood Upstairs Medical College.
     
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    was it really because if so , i want to watch
     
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    This must be more of Putin's propaganda. According to my media sources, Russia is a third-world dictatorship on the brink of violent revolution.