The doctors at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi performed a revolutionary surgery in January when they performed the country's first hand transplantation surgery. The team, Dr. Manu and his assistant Dr. Vijay, has received praise from medical fraternity across the globe for their successful attempt at this complex surgery. Warren C. Breidenbach, who carried out the first-hand transplant, flew down from the USA to meet the duo.