Items Tagged ‘larynx’

August 26, 2016

New Strategies Could Make Laryngectomies a Thing of the Past

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine Today, about 60,000 Americans have had their larynx removed due to disease or trauma. These people are missing out on many of life’s little pleasures because the procedure’s resultant hole left them without a voice and created an opening directly into their lungs. A simple shower is dangerous as even the slightest amount of water in the […]

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Tags: Dr. Lott, ENT, Laryngectomy, larynx, Larynx Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cell

May 26, 2015

Regenerative Medicine to Repair Larynx

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

David Lott, M.D. is working to establish Mayo Clinic as a leader in laryngeal transplantation utilizing regenerative medicine. He detailed his plan during a recent talk given at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The larynx is the rigid organ situated in the neck responsible for protecting the airway, swallowing, and producing speech. When the organ is […]

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Tags: bioprinter, clinical trials, david lott, graft, Laryngeal transplantation, larynx, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine

April 10, 2015

Research Information Center to Host “Meet the Researcher” April 16

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

David Lott, M.D. will present “Harnessing the Power of Regenerative Medicine for Head and Neck Reconstruction” in the Research Information Center in Rochester, Minn. (Gonda Building, Lobby Level) Thursday, April 16, at 2 p.m. Dr. Lott is dedicated to investigating disorders of the larynx (voice box) and airway. This includes bioengineering of laryngeal and tracheal […]

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Tags: david lott, larynx, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, research information center, stem cells, trachea

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