PBS NewsHour Iraq War Vet Receives Rare Double Arm Transplant
Iraq War Vet Receives Rare Double Arm Transplant Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Iraq War Vet Receives Rare Double Arm Transplant
Former solider and Iraq war veteran Sgt. Brendan Marrocco is the recent recepient of a double arm transplant, which took place at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Marrocco lost all of his limbs during a roadside bomb attack in the spring of 2009. Gwen Ifill talks with Dr. Jaimie Shores, director of hand transplantation at Johns Hopkins.
Premiere Date: 01/29/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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