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Stem Cell Windpipe Transplant Recipient Doing Well
2012-07-27 07:11:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stem cell research has made yet another stride, as one boy who received a trachea is showing a remarkable recovery. Researchers writing in the journal The Lancet said the child who received a new windpipe built with his own stem cells is doing well and is back in school. Ciaran Finn-Lynch was born with long-segment tracheal stenosis, which causes breathing difficulties. Due to his condition, his lungs collapsed on the day he was...

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