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December 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Restoring Function with Larynx Transplantation

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

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 in the […]

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