DailyDirt: Frankenstein Was The Doctor, Not The Monster…

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Medicine is often a somewhat gruesome practice. To treat some injuries/diseases, sometimes you need to perform some extreme surgeries. It’s not always pretty. However, some surgeons are working on unusual procedures that sound a bit more like Frankenstein than modern medicine. Transplants from animals, whole head transplants — if these procedures actually work, doctors could extend the lifespans of people in a way that brings up more and more questions about the quality of a person’s life. These operations are far from perfected now, but so were a lot of surgeries not too long ago.

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Anonymous Coward says:

Re: I was watching that documentry series the X-Files

Xeno transplantation

Ah, there’s my mistake. I thought you were talking about Zeno transplantation. You know, where the first half of the operation takes an hour, but the next quarter takes the next hour, the next eighth takes the third hour… and you never actually finish?

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