PBS NewsHour

Iraq War Vet Receives Rare Double Arm Transplant

Clip: 01/29/2013 | 8m 52s

Former solider and Iraq war veteran Sgt. Brendan Marrocco is the recent recepient of a double arm transplant, which took place at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Marrocco lost all of his limbs during a roadside bomb attack in the spring of 2009. Gwen Ifill talks with Dr. Jaimie Shores, director of hand transplantation at Johns Hopkins.

Aired: 01/29/13

Rating: NR

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