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Dec 19, 2019

Off the Shelf Vessels: A Regenerative Approach for Coronary Artery Bypass

By MayoRegMed @mayoregmed
Growing blood vessels in a lab for human use may sound like a futuristic dream. However, Mayo Clinic researchers are seeking to do just that to advance a regenerative approach to coronary bypass graft surgery. Through a Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grant, a Mayo research team is developing tissue that could [...]
Off the Shelf Vessels: A Regenerative Approach for Coronary Artery Bypass
Dec 12, 2019

Regenerative Product Could Provide New Option for Women with Mesh Exposure Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

By MayoRegMed @mayoregmed
Research is advancing a regenerative solution for a quality of life-limiting complication of mesh-based surgical repairs for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women. While mesh-based surgical treatments are durable and provide symptom relief for a great number of patients, there is a risk of mesh complications following [...]
Regenerative Product Could Provide New Option for Women with Mesh Exposure Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Dec 4, 2019

Restoring Function with Larynx Transplantation

By MayoRegMed @mayoregmed
Mayo Clinic has launched a first of its kind regenerative transplant program aimed at restoring function for people who need their larynx, or voice box, removed. In the United States about 60,000 people are living without a larynx, due to disease or trauma. The larynx is a segment of the respiratory tract located [...]
Restoring Function with Larynx Transplantation
Nov 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Early research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the first case at Mayo Clinic of stem cell therapy tested in humans for spinal cord injury. The case study found stem cell intervention, which took place after standard surgery, and physical and occupational therapy, restored some function in a patient with [...]
Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries
Nov 15, 2019

Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Cognitive dysfunction, sometimes called "chemo brain," stemming from chemotherapy is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million cancer patients and survivors in the United States. Although chemo brain has been widely reported by patients and clinicians, the cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer patients is not well [...]
Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.
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