Russia's Valery Spiridonov volunteer to undergo first head transplant

Russia's computer scientist Valery Spiridonov, suffering from Werdnig Hoffman's disease, volunteers for the world's first head-to-body transplant. The operation with a cost more than $ 11 millions, will be performed by Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero and is set for 2017. Vladimir Smirnov/TASS

Russia's computer scientist Valery Spiridonov, suffering from Werdnig Hoffman's disease, volunteers for the world's first head-to-body transplant. The operation with a cost more than $ 11 millions, will be performed by Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero and is set for 2017. Vladimir Smirnov/TASS

Vladimir Smirnov/TASS
Russia's computer scientist Valery Spiridonov, suffering from Werdnig Hoffman's disease, volunteers for the world's first head-to-body transplant, April 14, 2015.

Russia's computer scientist Valery Spiridonov, suffering from Werdnig Hoffman's disease, volunteers for the world's first head-to-body transplant, April 14, 2015. The operation with a cost more than $ 11 millions, will be performed by Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero and is set for 2017. Source: Vladimir Smirnov/TASS

 

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