A dead man's windpipe was transplanted into her arm to grow new blood vessels. It was then moved to her throat, where it is breathing normally
By Lana BirbrairPosted 01.15.2010 at 1:14 pm 13 Comments
Normally, if you have a windpipe nestled inside your arm, it's a problem. Not so for Linda de Croock, 54, who grew a dead man's trachea in her arm to acclimate it to her body before having it transplanted to her throat.