Speculative Diversion: Head Transplants? (BBC News / Surgical Neurology International)

Summary

The stuff of science fiction or April Fool’s Day pranks? Time will tell.

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Brown, L. (2016). The surgeon who wants to perform a head transplant by 2017. London: BBC Health News / BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, September 17th 2016.

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Ren, X. [and] Canavero, S. (2016). Human head transplantation. Where do we stand and a call to arms. Surgical Neurology International. January 28th 2016; 7: 11.

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Canavero, S. (2013). HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project outline for the first human head transplantation with spinal linkage (GEMINI). Surgical Neurology International. June 13th 2013; 4(Supplement 1): S335-42.