First human embryo's nerve cell transplant performed in Kazakhstan.
The recipient was in satisfactory condition and had feeling in her fingers and toes for the first time in 2 years, Ekspress-K reported. Doskaliyev is credited with pioneering the human embryo's nerve cell technique.
In a related story, 10 patients suffering from cirrhosis of the liver were treated at the Astana clinic by physicians using young cells of liver tissue from unborn babies. The first phase of clinical trials has been completed and doctors "have conclusive evidence" the treatment method is effective and will be used in the future, the newspaper said.
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|Date:||Aug 11, 2003|
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