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Three-armed boy to have surgery
« on: 02/06/2006 22:19:26 »
Three-armed boy to have surgery
31 May 2006


A baby boy born with two left arms is set to undergo surgery to remove one of them in Shanghai.
However, the team at the Shanghai Children's Medical Center are unsure how best to proceed, and have yet to set a date for the operation.

Neither arm is fully functional and tests have so far been unable to determine which was more developed.

The boy, Jie-jie, cries when either of his left arms is touched, but smiles and responds normally to other stimuli.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/5032906.stm

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Re: Three-armed boy to have surgery
« Reply #1 on: 02/06/2006 22:39:58 »
That's amazing...Thanks Hadrian for all these posts.

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Re: Three-armed boy to have surgery
« Reply #2 on: 02/06/2006 23:26:30 »
He could be the next step in the evolutionary process of humans , if the third arm works and he is able to gain full control in the future then having a third arm could have its benifits. Just think of the fun we could have with three hands.

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Re: Three-armed boy to have surgery
« Reply #3 on: 03/06/2006 00:22:18 »
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Originally posted by ukmicky

He could be the next step in the evolutionary process of humans , if the third arm works and he is able to gain full control in the future then having a third arm could have its benifits. Just think of the fun we could have with three hands.

Michael



:D...you is a norty boy !!

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Re: Three-armed boy to have surgery
« Reply #4 on: 03/06/2006 00:32:07 »
i didnt mean too be. :)

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Re: Three-armed boy to have surgery
« Reply #5 on: 03/06/2006 22:33:04 »
...and here's the video http://www.videotiger.com/threearmedbabyvideo.shtml

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