Contact: Linda Brooks
Radiological Society of North America
Caption: This is a CT angiography after face transplantation. The donor's external carotid artery (pink) was successfully anastomosed to the recipient's vessel (rectangular area). Branches distal to the ligation (white line) receive blood flow from collateral vessels (arrows).
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