Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant

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  1. Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant  Science Daily
  2. Brain changes in the 10-year-old who underwent 1st double hand transplant in the world detected  TheHealthSite
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The first child to undergo a successful hand transplant also is the first child in whom scientists have detected massive changes in how sensations from the hands are represented in the brain. The brain reorganization is thought to have begun six years before the transplant, when the child had both hands .The first child to undergo a successful hand transplant also is the first child in whom scientists have detected massive changes in how sensations from the hands are represented in the brain. The brain reorganization is thought to have begun six years before the transplant, when the child had both hands .Two and a half years after Zion Harvey became the world s first child to receive a bilateral hand transplant, researchers at the Children s Hospital of Philadelphia have found that the boy s brain dramatically remapped itself to respond to his newfound dexterity..A child that received the first successful double hand transplant was also the first whose brain has been seen to remap itself to adapt to the changes, a s..







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