the Icelandic patient is well

” Thanks for the support “. It is with these words that Felix Gretarsson, the Icelandic patient who received a double arm and shoulder transplant on Wednesday 13 January, begins a video for the attention of his supporters.

From his bed at Edouard-Herriot Hospital in Lyon this Saturday, January 16, he assures us, “I’m fine,” although he is currently unable to show his arms to the camera. Age 48 years, he is still hospitalized.

The day after this video, his wife assured that morale was good for the former electrician amputated at the age of 26 after an electric shock.

A press conference on Friday

This Friday, January 22, the surgical team and director of HCL, Raymond Le Moign, will hold a press conference for Edouard-Herriot where she will review the operation, the nursing process and the next important steps that await Felix Gretarsson.

This medical achievement made him the first patient in the world to undergo a double arm and shoulder transplant. The very complex transplant lasted for more than fifteen hours.