Latest Vertebrate trachea Stories
Stem cell research has made yet another stride, as one boy who received a trachea is showing a remarkable recovery.
The world’s first artificial trachea transplant seeded with stem cells proved to be a success after being done on Andemariam Teklesenbet Beyene at the Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
Jack, a 12-year-old Yorkshire terrier, was lethargic and gasping for air when he arrived at the University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital.
The first ever fully synthetic organ transplant has been performed by surgeons at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.
Using a novel surgical approach, it's possible to rebuild the trachea and preserve a patient's voice after removing an invasive throat tumor.
British Italian doctors said they have carried out groundbreaking surgery to help rebuild the windpipe of a 10-year-old boy by using stem cells developed from his own body.
An international research team reported on Wednesday that doctors have given a Colombian woman a new windpipe with tissue grown from her own stem cells.
The trachea, commonly called the windpipe, is the air passage-way from the mouth to the lungs. Non-fish vertebrae all have a trachea. The moist with mucus walls of the tube-like structure trap inhaled particles to keep them from entering the lungs. Structure The trachea is an open-ended cylindrical structure that starts at the larynx and ends at the bifurcation. It is about one inch in diameter and can run four to six inches in length. Within the pipe there are anywhere from 15 to 20...
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