Tag Archives: Surgery

ITALY – Stem cells, first breast and facial operations performed

Two stem cell-based plastic surgery operations were successfully performed in Rome. The operations, a face-lift and a mastoplastic additive were performed at the Nuova Villa Claudia Clinic in Rome by Roberto Scalco, who is specialized in reconstructive plastic surgery and the president of the “Advanced esthetic surgery” medical association.

“This is the first face-lift performed in Europe with this method, the only previous operation like this was done in Tel Aviv,” was written in a statement.

Scalco, assisted by his team, used fat stem cells removed from the same patient treated with the ‘Celution’ system, a machine that is able
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Professor Martin Elliott on Ciaran Finn-Lynch’s return home

“The tracheal team at Great Ormond Street Hospital is delighted that Ciaran is going home after his tracheal transplant. He is a wonderful boy who has become a great friend to us all, and he and his infinitely patient family have charmed us all. Ciaran has become our local iPad expert, and we will miss his advice. His recovery has been complicated, as one might expect for a new procedure, and we have kept him under close surveillance, hence the length of time he has been here. It is wonderful to see him
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ITALY – Autologous Stem Cell Transplants in Seriate (Bergamo)

The first operations have been successfully performed at Seriate Hospital (Bergamo) using autologous stem cell transplants to rebuild a part of the breast after removing a tumor. The technique used in the operation is known as ‘lipofilling’, which calls for some of the patient’s abdominal fat to be removed in a procedure similar to liposuction. The fat is then purified and manipulated in the laboratory to concentrate stem cells as much as possible, then they are transplanted into the portion of the breast that has been removed to eliminate the cancer.

Scientist John Szivek uses stem cells to treat Arthritis

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) –  More than 30 million Americans suffer from painful arthritis in their joints, Osteoarthritis.  The most common problem is knee pain caused by cartilage breaking down.  But some remarkable findings at the UA Arthritis Center could change the way doctors treat these patients.

Since our knees carry most of our body weight, it’s no surprise that the joints can wear out.  Too much wear-and-tear on the cartilage covering the bone can cause serious knee pain.  Right now, the only solution is replacing the entire joint with metal and plastic parts, even if the damage is just in one
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Moving Stem Cells using no surgery

MIAMI, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Some are calling it the next big frontier in cardiac treatment — injecting stem cells to regenerate the heart. But the experimental procedure means major surgery. Doctors are opening the door for heart patients who want to test the benefits of stem cells — without an operation.

One heart attack behind him, Max Eaton is now struggling with heart failure. He’s hoping stem cells are the answer to heal his ailing heart. “I happened to run into this article, which was the second or third time I heard about this stem cell research, and decided
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