Italian-Chinese medical team to perform first head transplant


BEIJING, Sept 11, 2015 (AFP) - An Italian-Chinese medical team plan to perform the world’s first head transplant in China, one of the surgeons said Friday, amid concerns over medical ethics in the country.

Ren Xiaoping, who along with Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero, hope to attempt the procedure within two years, but only if the preparatory research and tests go according to plan, Ren said.

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