Orthopedics: The Rejoined Leg

Stories of the surgical reattachment of an arm, hand or foot after accidental amputation have reached medical journals from places as far apart as Boston and Canton. But rare indeed is the restorative surgery that can claim the success now reported from California. An Oakland motorcyclist whose leg was sliced through three inches above the ankle had his severed foot put back in place, and last week, more than three years after the operation, he was well on the way to walking normally.

Hanging by a Ribbon. Carl L. Larsen, just out of the Navy, was trying out his powerful new...

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