Fat transplants studied as therapy for maple syrup urine disease

09/25/2013 | Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.), The

Pennsylvania State College of Medicine researchers are studying fat transplants as a treatment for maple syrup urine disease. Researchers believe that fat-tissue transplants could be safer and more readily available than liver transplants. The process involves the extraction of fat tissue from a donor and injection under the skin of the recipient.

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