Cord blood transplant treats cerebral palsy in little girl

11/10/2009 | FoxNews.com · FoxNews.com

A girl in Colorado showed a reversal of cerebral palsy symptoms after undergoing a transplant of her own cord blood cells at Duke University in North Carolina. A researcher involved with the study on the procedure said it is still uncertain how long the cord blood will last in children with the condition. A study on possible factors that affect the success of cord blood transplants in cerebral palsy patients is being planned for the near future.

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