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Topic - W.P. Andrew Lee
After weeks of round-the-clock medical care, Brendan Marrocco insisted on rolling his own wheelchair into a news conference using his new transplanted arms. Then he brushed his hair to one side.
The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant.
He said it was uncertain just how much use the patient would get out of his legs and that unless the patient regains feeling in his feet and his legs, he wouldn't be able to walk.
"Nerve regeneration usually occurs at the speed of about an inch a month," said W.P. Andrew Lee, chairman of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.