Navigation Links
Third Arm Removed Successfully

Doctors at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center have successfully accomplished the removal of an extremely rare, well-developed third arm from a two-month-old Chinese boy//.

They removed one of his two left arms that had been laid across Liu Junjie's chest. The second left arm is further up his shoulder.

‘We found the nerves and blood vessels for the arm were formed just as they would be for a normal arm,’ said Dr Chen Bochang, chief surgeon at Shanghai Children's Medical Centre.

The baby’s parents are poor farmers from rural Anhui province. Although the surgery went off successfully the baby would still require long-term physiotherapy to gain complete function in the remaining hand that has no palm and has flexion abilities in both direction.

‘We're hoping to exchange information with doctors who've dealt with similar cases anywhere in the world,’ said Chen. ‘This is so rare that we have virtually no information to go on.’

Junjie's case was especially remarkable because both left arms were almost equally well developed. The choice between the two left arms was made for the one closest to the chest, as it did not fully extend.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Third artificial heart patient introduced
2. Third generation Small pox vaccine from Cell-culture
3. Surgery Offers Better Treatment For Third Degree Piles
4. One Third Of All Cancers Preventable!
5. Britain Announces Third Transfusion Related Mad Cow Case
6. Kleins Third Way Has Tough Opposition
7. Ignorance about AIDS rampart in Third of College Students: Chinese survey
8. Jalgaon: Third Phase Of Culling Operations Begin
9. Pramod Mahajan Undergoes Third Surgery
10. Erection Drug Was Not Useful to Two-Thirds of Its Users
11. Babies Could Be exposed to Third Hand Smoke If Parents Are Smokers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Third Arm Removed Successfully

(Date:1/22/2015)... The Incredible Bulk is a revolutionary method ... lean muscle by up to 30lbs in less than 12 ... HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , “Our ... scientific diet formula that allows the body to pack on ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) and David Leadbetter ... to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement award upon an ... The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick for her record ... her first amateur tournament in 1979 and most recently ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... has released a new blog post presenting the basic features ... Purchasing an accidental death and dismemberment rider for a car ... provides benefits if the insured dies in an accident. Accidental ... life insurance. , AD&D is not expensive and can ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most innovative and easy ... treat specific body parts and muscle groups. , IsoComforter, ... use patented cold therapy machine with the innovative IsoTube design ... injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry leader in cold ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... JJsHouse.com is a famous dress online store for wedding ... its latest collection of wedding dresses , and launches a ... the wedding dress on your big day; the wedding gown ... bride wants to find the most suitable wedding dress. Now, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2
... subtypes of disease, researchers say , , SATURDAY, May 31 ... of the biologic drug Erbitux on patients with advanced ... about five weeks when combined with chemotherapy. , ... the question has been by how much. , "This ...
... trial found that acupuncture provided significant reductions in pain, ... patients after neck dissection. The study was led by ... Medical Oncology Service, and Barrie Cassileth, PhD, Chief of ... (MSKCC). Dr. Pfister presented the findings today at the ...
... treatment for early stage non-small cell lung cancer and advanced,renal cell cancer:, ... cancer, 86 percent of patients who received ... volume -- In patients with advanced renal cell cancer, there ... percent. The median duration of response was longer ...
... NEW YORK (May 29, 2008) -- Leading oncologists ... Center are presenting new basic and clinical research ... Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, May 30 ... presentations and posters to be made by NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill ...
... experts, newly born neuronal stem cells in the adult brain ... stem cells are to be utilized in this way, the ... , A new study, led by Laurence Katz, Co-Director ... the North Carolina School of Medicine, suggests a way in ...
... , A study by Indiana University researchers found ... elderly study participants and their postural stability -- or ... with recent findings by other researchers involving the brain ... probe cognitive function effective at identifying people with poorer ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Erbitux Plus Chemo Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes 2Health News:Acupuncture reduces pain and dysfunction in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection 2Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 2Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 3Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 4Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 5Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 6Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 7Health News:NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS 8Health News:NYP/Weill Cornell physician-scientists present latest cancer findings at ASCO meeting 2Health News:NYP/Weill Cornell physician-scientists present latest cancer findings at ASCO meeting 3Health News:NYP/Weill Cornell physician-scientists present latest cancer findings at ASCO meeting 4Health News:Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference 2Health News:Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference 3Health News:Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference 4Health News:Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference 5Health News:Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference 6Health News:Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference 7
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015  Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO )("NW Bio"), ... operable and inoperable solid tumor cancers, announced today that CEO ... Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum in Washington D.C. ... take place on January 26 at 10:30 a.m. EST at ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ... directors of Advaxis, Inc. ("Advaxis" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders. On ... investing website reporting that Advaxis had misrepresented the clinical ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Companies, Inc. (ICBU) has repositioned itself as a holding company ... foothold in the hydroponic, hemp and medical marijuana sectors. By ... the sector, and recently partnering with the Chippewa Tribe Nation ... marijuana, iMD is committing to bring its vision to the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 2NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 3Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Advaxis, Inc. 2iMD Companies Poised to Make Impact in Multi-Billion Dollar Medical Marijuana Sector With Recent Investments and Strategic Partnerships 2
... Jan. 29 Inverseon, Inc.,( http://www.inverseon.com ) announces ... in asthma., In the article by Hanania ... (2008), pp. 134-141, entitled, "The safety and,effects of ... pilot,study," mild asthmatics were treated for 9 weeks. ...
... Jan. 28 N30 Pharma (N30), a,biopharmaceutical company ... drugs that target endogenous,s-nitrosothiols, announced today that it ... healthy volunteers. N30 intends to develop N30-201 for,the ... Cystic,Fibrosis and asthma., "We are pleased to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Inverseon Announces Positive Phase IIa Asthma Study 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: