fetal cell therapy

fetal cell therapy:

see fetal tissue implantfetal tissue implant
or fetal cell therapy,
implantation of tissue from a fetus into a patient. In experimental procedures, fetal brain tissue has been implanted in the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease so that the fetal tissue will supply chemicals lacking
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These remedies include glutamic acid (Gadson, 195 1); pituitary extract (Goldstein, 1954); fetal cell therapy Griffel, 1957; Schmidt, 1978); 5-hydroxytryptophan (Bazelon, Paine, Cowie, Hunt, Houck, & Manhanad, 1967); and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) Aspillage, Morizon, & Avendano, 1975).
For example, dimethyl sulfoxide (Gabourie, Becker, & Bateman, 1975), fetal cell therapy Black, Kato, & Walker, 1966; Foreman & Ward, 1987), and 5-hydroxytryptophan (Pueschel, Reed, & Cronk, 1984) were all proven ineffective in studies that used control groups, blinded investigators, and standardized assessment measures, methodological features usually absent from the initial reports of treatment advocates.