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The world's first face transplant.

  • Devauchelle, Bernard.
Date
2006
  • Videos

About this work

Description

This documentary looks at the much-publicised story of Isabelle Dinoire whose face was mauled by her dog, and who became the first person to undergo a facial transplant operation. The programme includes footage of Isabelle before the operation, during it and after. Other people who have had severe facial disfigurements are also featured and give their opinions as to the ethics of facial transplantations.

Publication/Creation

UK : BBC2, 2006.

Physical description

1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sound, color, PAL.

Series

Notes

Broadcast on 17 October, 2006

Copyright note

BBC television

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

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