Mayo Clinic, with transplant services in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, performs more transplants than does any other medical center in the world. Mayo Clinic's integrated teams of surgeons, doctors, transplant nurses, pharmacists, social workers and others work together to manage every aspect of your transplant from planning through post-transplant care. Mayo Clinic doctors work closely with you to develop an individualized treatment plan based on your condition.
Mayo Clinic offers the first program in the United States that incorporates hand transplantation as a nonresearch option in hand reconstruction. The program allows you the option of reconstructive transplant surgery without being required to enroll in experimental trials, though you may choose to participate in clinical research.
Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Florida offer evaluations for people who have had amputations. Doctors at these sites can refer people to Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for hand transplant evaluations and surgery. Transplant patients requiring hospitalization may stay in Saint Marys Hospital or Rochester Methodist Hospital at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
Mayo Clinic reconstructive hand surgeons frequently perform hand surgeries, such as reattachment of hands after trauma. Staff in physical medicine and rehabilitation has extensive experience working with people who require long-term rehabilitation. These strengths, in addition to the extensive solid organ transplant experience of the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center in Minnesota, create a foundation for successful hand transplantation.
The first clinical organ transplant at Mayo took place in 1963. Since then, Mayo's efforts to continually improve and expand organ transplantation have placed Mayo at the leading edge of clinical and basic transplant research worldwide. Research activities in the Transplant Center at Mayo Clinic have contributed significantly to the current successful outcomes of many types of transplantation.
Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced transplant practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in more than a dozen specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.
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