Doctors use patient's stem cells in bid to heal bone fracture

04/5/2006 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Doctors at Australia's Royal Melbourne Hospital injected cultured adult stem cells into a patient in an effort to heal broken bones, but the results may not be known for several months. The operation was part of a clinical trial and involved extracting stem cells from the patient's bone marrow and multiplying them for six weeks before the operation.

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