The operation is carried out on the corpse in preparation for transplantation of a human head of the Russian programmer.
On successful head transplant was announced by the Italian neurosurgeon Sergio canavero (Sergio Canavero) at a press conference in Vienna. The operation was carried out by a team from Harbin medical University (China), headed by Dr. Ren Xiaoping (Xiaoping Ren). According to Canavero, transplanting the head of a living person will be held in the near future.
In September 2016, the neurosurgeon has published a video, which shows animals (mouse and dog), survived a trial transplant of the head. In the experiment on animals was used polyethylene glycol, which had been imposed in the affected areas of the spinal cord and contributed to the restoration of connections between thousands of neurons.
The operation is carried out on the corpse in preparation for transplantation of a human head of the Russian programmer who suffer from neurodegenerative diseases. However, there is no convincing evidence that the operation will be carried out.