Professor Martin Birchall UCL carries out landmark Voicebox Transplant

21 January 2011

Martin Birchall

The Ear Institutes Professor Martin Birchall has assisted in a laryngeal, trachea and Thyroid Gland transplant to an American patient who previously had no voice. She has now spoken for the first time in 11 years, and together with a team of surgeons at UC Davis Prof Birchall has carried out only the second documented voicebox transplant.

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