Man has UK's first hand transplant

51-year-old Mark Cahill has become the first person to have a hand transplant in the UK. 

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8 Comments

If I was that man then I would not trust the doctors because its the first hand transplant ever in the uk and they would not know what will happen.

Yu-Kiu T (Age 11) wrote on Friday, 4 January 2013 @ 21:32

YUCK

Madeline S (Age 12) wrote on Saturday, 5 January 2013 @ 17:29

It's really fancinating to see that a man can have another man's hand, put on his body! I mean how can then connect all the nerves, so Mark's Brain could tell the hand to grasp or wiggle his fingers! It's mind Boggling! Oink

Ellie S (Age 14) wrote on Saturday, 5 January 2013 @ 20:26

I agree with PinkPiggy.

Ahmet C (Age 11) wrote on Monday, 7 January 2013 @ 20:03

gross

Lauren M (Age 12) wrote on Friday, 11 January 2013 @ 17:44

This is kind of yuck, but good that Mark got a new hand!!! :)

Grace S (Age 13) wrote on Saturday, 12 January 2013 @ 16:01

Great recovery as well!

Miranda B (Age 14) wrote on Sunday, 13 January 2013 @ 20:28

That is a bit gross but at least he was brave enough to be the first person to have a hand-transplant! At least he got a new hand and had a great recovery! :)

Abbie W (Age 13) wrote on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 @ 20:19