Sunday, February 11, 2007


The first human penis transplant

‘At one time or another, every middle-aged guy wishes he had the virility of a man half his age. In this case, that wish came horribly true. In what doctors call “an unfortunate traumatic accident,” a 44-year-old Chinese man lost all but the last half-inch of his penis. To replace it, they offered him the 4-inch member of an anonymous 22-year-old brain-dead patient whose parents had agreed to donate the organ. The surgery was performed at Guangzhou General Hospital by – I am not making up this name – Dr. Weilie Hu.

This isn’t an operation you’d undertake lightly. [..]’

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