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Announcement: Windpipe transplant breakthrough - using stem cells
Posted: Rossoe @ Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:47 am








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Surgeons in Spain have carried out the world's first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant - using a windpipe made with the patient's own stem cells.

The groundbreaking technology also means for the first time tissue transplants can be carried out without the need for anti-rejection drugs.

Five months on the patient, 30-year-old mother-of-two Claudia Castillo, is in perfect health, The Lancet reports.

She needed the transplant to save a lung after contracting tuberculosis.

The disease had damaged her airways.



A link to this story on BBC : http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7735696.stm

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