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First Vein Grown from Stem Cells Successfully Transplanted into a Young Girl 

 

 

First Vein Grown from Stem Cells Successfully Transplanted into a Young Girl

June 14, 2012 - (Nature.com blog) - “A team led by Suchitra Sumitran-Holgersson at the University of Gothenburg took a 9 centimeter-long snippet of vein from the groin of a deceased donor, stripped it of all cells and then reseeded the resulting hollow tube with stem cells taken from the recipient’s own bone marrow. Two weeks later, the surgeons transplanted the engineered conduit into the young girl.”  Read Full Article

 

Posted on 2-Jul-12 by Toto, Brent
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