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February 21, 2023

Research prepares for Mayo’s first larynx transplant

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic has refined a preclinical model that lays the foundation for its first-ever larynx transplant. The model assesses the unique immunosuppressive needs of vascular composite allograft (VCA) transplantation, a type of transplant that requires transferring many different types of tissues, such as muscle, blood vessels and nerves, along with the organ. A larynx transplant […]

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Tags: #Dr. David Lott, #laryngeal cancer, #laryngeal injury, #larynx transplant, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics

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