U.K. plastic surgeon transplants a man's big toe to replace his thumb

Plastic surgeon Umraz Khan led a team at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, U.K., that replaced a 29-year-old man's severed thumb with his big toe. "Mr. Khan said to me, 'You will have a thumb even if I have to take your toe'," the patient said. "I thought he was joking, but he was serious and nine months later here it is."

View Full Article in:

BBC · Independent (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal OptoMechanical Engineer - 14000008M2
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - 14000008LR
Abbott
San Jose, CA