Hand transplants

Bilateral CT after hand transplant (© Wikimedia Commons)

In this updated version of the programme, which was first broadcast on December 18, 2000, Laura Durnford looks at the progress being made in hand transplants. The programme examines the techniques and problems as well as the ethics of such operations. What is the future of transplantations and reconstructive surgery?

Producer: Laura Durnford

Broadcast: October 10, 2002