As with any type of surgery, leg transplant surgery presents both benefits and risks. Below are some of the major factors that leg transplant candidates should consider. For a more thorough discussion of the benefits and risks of leg transplant surgery, please read our Leg Transplant Patient Guide.
The potential benefits of leg transplant surgery are unique and life changing. Here are a few of these significant benefits:
Any type of surgery presents risks, but there are certain risks that tend to be specific to leg transplant surgery or transplant surgery in general, including:
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