Live human nerve transplant

Discussion in 'Bioscience' started by Porfiry, Nov 20, 2000.

  1. Porfiry Nomad Staff Member

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    <!--intro-->After reading this, it seems to me that the only thing we can't transplant at this point is the Brain. CNN is carrying a story, which talks about how doctors in Houston transplanted the nerves from a mothers leg into the arm of her son, which was renderd lifeless by an accident during birth. Although this isn't the first time nerves have been transplanted, this is the first time that the donor nerves were living tissue, they are usually taken from cadavers. Read the full story <a href ="http://www.cnn.com/2000/HEALTH/11/17/nervetransplant.ap/index.html">here</a>.<!--/intro-->
     

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