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transplant

Surgery
a. the procedure involved in such a transfer
b. the organ or tissue transplanted
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Under the overall aegis of fetal tissue transplant, many different procedures are performed globally in various thrust areas of fetal tissue /cell research.
laboratory animals, worldwide, [that] have been cured of diabetes" by means of fetal tissue transplants (8) While very few U.S.
As for Albert Brooks' decision to have a fetal tissue transplant, Drane said it's common for a person, when personally confronted "with the complexities of a particular situation," to "move to the center" on an emotionally-charged issue.
In these pictures, once again, the features of rejection of the fetal tissue transplant are not observed.
[13] Accordingly, they would ban all tissue transplants from related persons and deny the donor the right to designate the recipient of a fetal tissue transplant.
The "main effect" of the trial, a self-rating by the study patients of their degree of improvement (if any) revealed no difference between those who received a fetal tissue transplant and those who underwent a "sham" operation, in which an identical hole was drilled in the skull, but was not followed by a fetal tissue injection.
The results were announced in April, 11 years after President Ronald Reagan first banned taxpayer support of fetal tissue transplants from aborted babies and six years after Bill Clinton lifted the ban.
1987: NIH receives a grant proposal for fetal tissue transplants using tissue from abortion victims.
Contributions also tackle such debated issues as fetal tissue transplants, harvesting of organs from patients in permanent vegetative states, and xenotransplantation of organs from other species.
Human trials of stem cell transplants have barely begun, and therapies are merely hoped-for; just as gene therapy and fetal tissue transplants have largely failed to live up to their promise, SCNT and stem cell transplantation may never achieve therapeutic validation or use.
The patient discovered that four facilities in the United States were performing fetal tissue transplants on Parkinson patients.
Sasai said the SDIA technique offers "a practical alternative" to controversial fetal tissue transplants that occasionally are used to treat Parkinson's.