Trachea Grown With Stem Cells

European doctors have successfully given a woman a new windpipe with tissue grown from her own stem cells.The ground-breaking procedure could revolutionise how doctors carry out organ transplants in the future.



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Doctors took wind pipe from a death women .They stripped all the cells in donors windpipe.they then took stem cells from patients Bone marrow,which is then used to create millions of cartilage and tissue cells to cover and line of the wind pipe.Surgeons then cut airways in size and in june 2008 they implaneted into patient .Scientist predict that this start of a new era where body organs are grown to order by using patients own stem cells and transplanted it without a risk of rejection

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