Navigation Links
Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Book About a Surgeon's Mission to Perform the World's First Full Face Transplant
Date:2/12/2008

'Transplanting a Face: Notes on a Life in Medicine' by Maria Siemionow,

M.D.

CLEVELAND, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you determine the value of a face? Imagine, for a moment, being unable to touch the face of someone you love. "Now you're beginning to grasp something of the burden a disfigured person carries," writes Dr. Maria Siemionow, section head of plastic surgery research at Cleveland Clinic (http://www.clevelandclinic.org/), in "Transplanting a Face: Notes on a Life in Medicine" from Cleveland Clinic Press (http://www.clevelandclinicpress.org/).

This consumer health book follows Dr. Siemionow's journey after she received approval in 2004 to perform the world's first full face transplant. The story of her groundbreaking and controversial pursuit is one of courage and hope, and not just for those with facial deformities.

Soon people whose faces have been disfigured because of birth defects, accidents or disease could have the opportunity to lead a new life. In Dr. Siemionow's face transplant book you can:

-- Learn what a triumph of form and function the human face represents.

-- Follow the planning for a procedure that has never before been

attempted.

-- Meet the people who are eager to be considered for a full face

transplant.

-- Understand the emotional impact of preparing to receive another's face.

Transplanting a Face reveals how much more than muscle and tissue there is to the human face. People who read this book may never look at their face -- or anyone else's -- the same way again.

Read more about and purchase

(http://www.clevelandclinicpress.org/book.php?id=39)

"Transplanting a Face: Notes on a Life in Medicine" by Dr. Maria

Siemionow.

ISBN: 1596240393

Pages: 192

$14.95/ trade paperback

About Cleveland Clinic Press

Cleveland Clinic Press is a medical book publisher whose mission is to improve health literacy and dispel myths associated with health and health care. The Press offers authoritative consumer medical guides and health books, including heart books, cancer books, healthy cookbooks, kids' books on health, and more.

About Cleveland Clinic

Founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1921, Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. "U.S. News & World Report" consistently ranks Cleveland Clinic one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cleveland Clinic Press
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Tubbs Jones Announces Over $36 Million in Construction Projects for Cleveland VA Hospital
2. Official Ground Breaking Ceremony for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
3. Cleveland Addiction Agency and National Association Partner to Help Clergy Counsel the Children of Alcoholics
4. Cleveland Clinic Recruits World Renowned Heart Rhythm Specialist to Direct Electrophysiology
5. Wellness Experts From Cleveland Clinic Set for 2008 Crystal Voyages
6. World Firsts by Cleveland Clinic Urologists
7. Millennium Biotechnologies Inc. Signs Five Year $20,000,000 Purchase Agreement with Provider Services Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio
8. Announcing Always Best Care Senior Services Expansion Into Cleveland, Ohio
9. Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Consumer Health Book About Treating Headache Pain
10. New Cleveland Clinic Press Healthy Cookbook Helps Diabetic Kids
11. Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... Valley, CA (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... be used in several ways to restore a more youthful appearance to the face. ... now offer Sculptra, along with a variety of other treatments, to rejuvenate and renew ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... ... time to blow out his candles on his 14th birthday, Estefano Reano had only one ... at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital surprised his family with a phone call that made his ... “He was playing at home, when we got the phone call telling us there was ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... planning services to families and business owners in the greater Dallas metropolitan area, ... the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation. , Established in 2009 by active police professionals ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... XX, 2016 (PRWEB) (PRWEB) December 07, 2016 , ... Man’s ... Filamentous Dermatitis Associated with Borrelia Infection” reveals that a condition similar ... the prestigious Journal of Veterinary Science & Medical Diagnosis. , Morgellons disease is ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... Delete® - Tattoo Removal and Laser Salon Offers ... Season. Save Up To 33% Off Botox® and Juvederm® Products Now Through December 31, ... with Delightful Deals on Botox® and Juvederm® just in time for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/7/2016)... LONDON , Dec. 7, 2016 ... Global Market Intelligence (2011-2020)" provides market intelligence on ... and forecast (2011-2020) has been provided in the ... to provide 1) comprehensive global market intelligence through ... rates, market dynamics, industry structure and developments, market ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... Dec. 7, 2016  Northwest Biotherapeutics (Nasdaq: ... a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies ... Nasdaq Staff has not accepted the Company,s plan ... previously reported, and the Company has notified Nasdaq ... common stock from listing on Nasdaq.  Upon withdrawal ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... Hoovers Research analysis is one ... combinational analytical tools. The report contains up to ... to present unique and reliable analysis. Assessment of ... during the next five years, including a deep ... sub markets, regional and country level analysis. The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: