World record for most severed hands reattached in one week

As far as I can tell, their claim to this record remains unchallenged.

Palm Beach Post - Nov 1, 1997

     Posted By: Alex - Sun May 26, 2019
     Category: World Records | Surgery | 1990s

In 1972, I was an Army medical lab tech stationed at Camp Kue Army Hospital on Okinawa. There was a Navy medical corpsman assigned to one of the many Marine bases on the island who deliberately cut off his own hand to get out of the service. We had his hand in a jar of formaldehyde in our lab and would show it to our friends if they didn't believe us when we told them about it.
Posted by Fritz on 05/26/19 at 08:05 AM
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