Hand transplant patient leaves hospital - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Hand transplant patient leaves hospital

The nation's fourth hand transplant recipient is released from the hospital.  Doctors say 32-year-old Dave Armstrong is continuing to show progress with his new hand.

On July 12th he underwent a 14-hour operation at Jewish Hospital's Hand Care Center.

Armstrong lost his hand in a gun accident.  He's continuing to undergo hand therapy.

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