Here’s the basic pitch from the surgeon who wants to perform first ever head transplant

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Here’s the basic pitch from the surgeon who wants to perform first ever head transplant

Dr Sergio Canavero, the Italian surgeon who wants to perform the first head transplant as soon as 2017, pitched his plan to American doctors on Friday, Reuters reports.

It was in Annapolis, Maryland, accompanied by Valery Spiridonov, the Russian man suffering from spinal muscular atrophy who volunteered to be the first person to undergo the surgery, that Canavero pitched the controversial procedure to theAmerican Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons.


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