PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — 8-year-old Zion Harvey made history when he received a double-hand transplant at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Harvey has now been discharged and will be heading home.
Harvey is from the Baltimore area and was staying at CHOP since the surgery in July to recover
The 8-year-old became the youngest patient ever to receive the procedure, which took 11 hours to perform.
Harvey will continue to receive therapy on an outpatient basis.