Expertise, innovation and research
Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in many areas of hand transplantation. Mayo Clinic doctors actively study and practice hand transplantation techniques. Advances in immunosuppressive drug therapy have allowed doctors to perform complex, multiple-tissue-type transplants (vascularized composite allotransplantation) such as hand transplants, in which surgeons reattach skin, bone, muscles, nerves, tendons and blood vessels simultaneously. Mayo Clinic researchers in the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center seek new ways to treat people who need transplants of all types.
Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in many areas of hand transplantation including:
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on hand transplant and other hand procedures on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine