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Patient selection for face transplantation is discussed, including indications and contraindications. The ethics of facial allotransplantation are covered. Technical aspects are reviewed as well as current outcomes.

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Barret, J.P. (2015). Face Transplant: The Future Is Better Than Current Concepts. In: Latifi, R., Rhee, P., Gruessner, R. (eds) Technological Advances in Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2671-8_43

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