Girl's Stem Cells Used To Make Her A New Vein

For the first time doctors have successfully transplanted a vein grown with a patient's own stem cells. The patient: a Swedish 10-year-old.

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  • Girl's stem cells used to grow new vein
    This article was published 15/6/2012 (1449 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current. LONDON -- For the first time, doctors have successfully transplanted a vein grown with a patient's own stem cells, another example of scientists producing ...
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