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Transplanted windpipes

Doctors in Belgium say they’ve successfully transplanted windpipes in six patients by first placing donor tissue in the patients’ arms. ‘This discovery expands the surgical possibilities for people struggling with difficult-to-repair airway defects,’ said Dr Pierre Delaere, of the [b]University Hospital Leuven[/b].

[link url=http://www.health24.com/Medical/Cancer/News/Belgian-doctors-transplant-windpipes-20140417]– Health24[/link]

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