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The world's first head transplant agreed man reversed its decision, because the fell in love and had a child
The purpose was to connect a disabled man the head of the new body.Finnish top surgeon comment in August 2016 to respond skeptically to the head of the transfer operation. Valery Spiridonov told reporters that he had no sooner got nothing to lose. Now he has a family. AOP

the Russian Valery Spiridonov suffering from a rare form of Werdnig-Hoffman disease. It is the spinal origin muscular atrophy. The disease is incurable and leads to death.

Two years ago Spiridonov volunteered world's first head transplant. It would have made a controversial Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero .

Surgery Spiridonovin head should be removed and attached to a brain-dead, but otherwise healthy donor to the body.

Now Spiridonov is having second thoughts. He has quietly gotten married and had a baby. He had surgery the risks too high.

Neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has also been called the ”dr. frank einstein” because he told me had developed a method of head transfer to another body. EPA/Aopi the disease is not passed down to the boys

the 33-year-old Spiridonov has moved to the united states. He is studying at the university of Florida in the computer industry.

With spiridonovin have his wife Anastasia Panfilova , a master's in chemistry.

we Lived both in Moscow, we met frequently on business and soon we realized that we love so well in each other's company, tell Spiridonov. They were married in Moscow a little over a year ago.

the couple had a son six weeks ago.

the Child is healthy, although Spiridonovin disease could have been inherited. During pregnancy Anastasia was tested, which found out that the father's illness is not shifting to the next generation.

Anastasia Panfilova told reporters that he is weak as a wheelchair travelling men.

Such people are the most profound, loyal and good-hearted. Usually they are also very intelligent, it is the most important thing, says Panfilova.

Spiridonov suffers from the incurable muscle wasting. Zumawire/mvphotos managed to transplant a monkey

the Surgery, designed by Sergio Canavero has claimed to have done successful head transplants for multiple rats and one monkey. Cuts is made in China, where the medical ethical regulations are less stringent than in western countries.

Canavero continued the head of the transfer methods the development of the chinese clinic.

Canavero and Spiridonov worked closely together for two years, when the cut was made.

Although Spiridonov itself does not now want to go for surgery, he hopes that someone else it will eventually be made.

I Was willing to sacrifice myself in the name of science, if the surgery had gone wrong. I had nothing to lose. But now I have a family. I am glad, if the head of the transfer is made successfully, but someone else than me, said Spiridonov.

the issue of news coverage including the New York Post.

Spiridonov and Canavero told the planned head of transplant surgery, USA, neurosurgery conference in annapolis Zumawire/MVPhotos
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