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Bladder regeneration using stem cells heralds organ replacement therapies


November 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): US researchers have created a model for bladder regeneration using stem cells - a study that could lead scientists towards new organ replacement therapies. "Advances in the use ... Read more...

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World’s first robot-assisted pancreas transplant performed


November 4th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Doctors have carried out the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a mother-of-two in Italy.The team from Pisa Hospital performed the operation on a 43-year-old woman who had ... Read more...

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Italy carries out world’s first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant


November 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Doctors from Pisa Hospital have conducted the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a woman in Italy.The team performed the operation on a 43-year-old mother-of-two who had suffered ... Read more...

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Teen gets new windpipe grown from own stem cells


August 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A British teenager has got a new windpipe grown from her own stem cells in a pioneering operation. The 19-year-old has now been discharged after the procedure in ... Read more...

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Heart-assist device keeps teenager alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A 16-year-old made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump, or ventricular assist device (VAD). ... Read more...

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Heart pump keeps child alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Teenager Francesco De Santiago made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump. Then he recently ... Read more...

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Kidney transplants not dangerous for lupus patients


November 1st, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Lupus patients undergoing kidney transplant rarely develop serious inflammatory condition lupus nephritis in their new organ, reveals a new study.The findings indicate that having lupus should not keep ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole grateful to anonymous kidney donor


August 15th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 15 (ANI): Natalie Cole has been thanking her stars and the anonymous fan who donated a kidney to her, letting her enjoy a new lease of life.The singer, who suffered ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit girl who can run and swim after ‘heart transplant was reversed’


July 14th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): In a world's first recovery of its kind, a Brit girl who had her heart transplant operation reversed after her own heart was deemed fit is now healthy ... Read more...

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Microscopic ‘beads’ may revolutionise organ transplantation


July 7th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): If Medical College of Georgia researchers are to be believed, organ transplantation in future may include microscopic beads that create "designer" immune cells so that patients may tolerate ... Read more...

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Scientists trick immune system into accepting organ transplant


April 7th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, scientists have tricked the immune system into accepting a new organ transplant as its own, eliminating dependence on toxic immunosuppressive drugs for a lifetime. Jonathan ... Read more...

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Beating heart may pave the way for creating custom-built organs


January 13th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Minnesota have made a breakthrough in custom-built organs, by developing a beating heart in the laboratory that could allow doctors one day to ... Read more...

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