Toddler Given Life-Saving Windpipe Transplant Using Her Stem Cells, Children's Hospital of Illinois Study

Published: May 03, 2013

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A South Korean-Canadian toddler has been given a life-saving windpipe transplant made from plastic fibres and some of her own stem cells. Hannah Warren, aged two, was born without a trachea and is now the youngest person to ever receive a bio-engineered organ, after an operation in the United States.

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