Frenchwoman who received first face transplant dies: Hospital

AFP , Tuesday 6 Sep 2016

The world's first recipient of a face transplant, Frenchwoman Isabelle Dinoire, died in April "after a long illness", a French hospital said Tuesday.

The hospital in Amiens, northern France, confirmed the death of "Mrs D., the first patient in the world to receive a face transplant in an operation carried out by Professor Devauchelle and his teams on November 27, 2005."

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