We all have heard of a heart transplant, now comes the head transplant. Italian head surgeon, Sergio Canavero, who has been planning it for years, is recruited to perform a controversial and horrifying surgery by the end of this year.
Valery Spiridonov, a Russian computer scientist having the age of 30, is to undergo the surgery. He is suffering from a rare motor neuron disease known as Werdnig-Hoffmann Disease. The illness causes motor neurons – the nerve cells in charge of sending signs from the central nervous system to your muscles – to break down, which prompts muscle decay and in extreme cases, trouble gulping and breathing. Right now, there is no treatment for this ailment. professionals do not embrace this procedure, describing it as outlandish and impossible. While surviving such a
Every disease comes with the uncertainty, risk of failure and ultimately the death of the patient. Numerous experts don’t support this surgery, depicting it as freakish. While surviving such a confounded and complex surgery is very impossible, it could help reestablish freedom for the seriously handicapped. Furthermore, a few people, as Spiridonov, feel it’s justified regardless of the hazard.