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World\'s first face transplant patient pleads for a quiet recovery

全球首位臉部移植病人 要求安靜修養

World\'s first face transplant patient pleads for a quiet recovery

The 38-year-old French woman who received the world's first facial transplant pleaded with the media to let her to recover in peace from the high-risk operation, in an interview published yesterday.

全球首位接受面部移植手術的一名法國三十八歲婦女,在昨日公開的訪談中表示,她懇請媒體讓她在接受這項高風險手術之後,能夠好好地靜養。

“I feel very well,”she told the French newspaper Le Parisien.“Everything is fine, but I would like to send out a message: I have just had an operation, for the sake of my health, I need to live these moments in peace and quiet.”

她向《巴黎人日報》表示:「我感覺不錯,一切都很好,只是我想告訴大家,我才剛動完手術,為了健康著想,我需要平靜、安靜地度日。」

“At the moment, I feel shaken up. I also want my family to be left out of all this. They didn't ask to be thrown into the spotlight,”she told the paper by telephone from the university hospital in the eastern city of Lyon.

她在里昂市的一間大學醫院透過電話向報社表示:「此刻我仍覺得驚魂未定,我希望我的家人不要受到打擾,他們並不想曝光。」

The mother of two from the town of Valenciennes in northern France, lost both lips, her nose and chin after she was mauled by her dog in May, and was unable to speak or eat properly.

這位來自法國北部瓦倫謝納鎮的母親,五月時被自己的狗攻擊,失去雙唇、鼻子與臉頰,無法正常說話與進食。

Doctors transplanted a nose, chin and mouth taken from a brain-dead donor on to her lower face at a university hospital in the northern French town of Amiens on October 27, a world first for an operation that carries high medical risks.

醫師在十月二十七號於法國北部亞眠鎮一間大學醫院內,替這名婦女移植鼻子、臉頰與嘴巴至臉的下半部,捐贈者為一名腦死病人。這是全球首宗帶有高醫療風險的手術。

She is currently under medical observation in Lyon by Professor Jean-Michel Dubernard, a transplant pioneer who carried out the world's first double hand graft five years ago.

她目前正在里昂市由杜伯納醫生觀察當中。杜伯納醫生是移植手術權威,五年前他完成世界首例雙手移植手術。


Updated : 2021-04-15 08:10 GMT+08:00