Boston hospital to offer hand transplants for kids, following on success in adults

  • by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer
  • Updated: June 17, 2013 - 12:50 AM

A Boston hospital is starting the world's first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won't be long until face transplants and other radical operations to improve appearance and quality of life are offered to kids, too.

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