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Young boy undergoes the world’s first trachea transplant

April 12th, 2011
Young boy undergoes the world’s first trachea transplant

An eleven year old boy has undergone the world’s first trachea transplant using his own stem cells. This groundbreaking procedure was performed at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London. A surgical team led by Professor Martin Elliott harvested stem cells from the boy’s bone marrow and injected them into a donor trachea. This trachea […]

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