Sergio Canavero Failure

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Sergio Canavero is an Italian neuroscientist who is planning to be the first ever scientist to perform a human head transplant. The procedure will include a spinal cord fusion. Canavero has worked with or learned from previous neurosurgeons such as Dr. Robert White who successfully transferred a monkey head. Although this transplant has not been performed yet, it can benefit other medical fields research of upcoming transplants to come. Valery Spiridonov, the volunteer, suffers from a rare disease called Werdnig-Hoffman disease which causes weakness and leads to muscle atrophy. Currently, Spiridonov has a normal sized human head with a weakened child-like body. The idea of replacing an entire human head was unthinkable in the past but Sergio
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