Sergio Canavero, a doctor at the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, just published a paper looking at some recent developments in spinal cord fusion and suggesting that this means human head transplants are on their way. He puts forth a theoretical procedure that he says could enable these transplants.
The paper, entitled HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project outline for the first human head transplantation with spinal linkage, makes a claim straight out of science fiction: that the technology required for successful human-head transplantation is finally here, and that it could be used to help people with irreparable damage to their bodies and spinal cords.
Would A Human Head Transplant Be Ethical? | Popular Science
The stuff of science fiction.
What if as they search and suddenly find for a compatible donor body, turns out the be the opposite sex?
What if with good biology immune suppression drugs they offer you a body of a pig or another animal? Would you take it even as a temporary, until a better body is later found to maintain your life?