No face, hand transplant for chimp victim

The Stamford woman who was severely injured when she was mauled by a chimpanzee won't be able to get a face and hand transplant at

STAMFORD - The Stamford woman who was severely injured when she was mauled by a chimpanzee won't be able to get a face and hand transplant at the hospital that's been treating her.

Charla Nash's family members say they are now looking at other hospitals after the Cleveland Clinic, site of the country's first face transplant, said it was not able to perform a hand transplant.

The family says it was told the surgeries would need to be done at the same time using the same donor.

They're now looking at other hospitals that might be able to perform the procedure.

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