The Future of Tissue-Engineered Organs for Transplant? It's Here!

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Abstract

The first-in-man bioengineered artificial tracheobronchial transplant consisting of a synthetic scaffold and autologous bone marrow-derived mesenchymal cells was recently reported. Extensive evaluation of the patient before and after transplant provides some insight into the potential mechanisms of stem cell mobilization and tracheal tissue regeneration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-14
Number of pages2
JournalSeminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

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Copyright:
Copyright 2012 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Autologous cell therapy
  • Bioartificial organs
  • Tracheal transplant

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