Navigation Links
Stem cell transplantation of eye

In a significant breakthrough, a team of scientists have successfully transplanted cultured stem cells from the healthy eye to the diseased one, bringing light to the people who nearly lost their sight in accidents.Sustaining the current excitement about stem cells, in all 33 patients who suffered from conditions such as chemical burns, allergic reactions// to drug and auto-immune diseases causing damage to the part of the eye called limbus, were successfully treated through this method in the last few months.

Stem cells are found in limbus, which regenerates the ocular surface of the cornea. Conditions such as chemical burns, damages the limbus resulting in limbal stem cell deficiency characterised by corneal blindness.

The advantages of this procedure were use of patient's own tissue from the healthy eye to treat the diseased one avoiding the risk rejection, which is generally the case with cadaveric tissue.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Stem cell transplantation of eye
2. Importance of type of sex in organ transplantation
3. Xenotransplantation “breakthrough”
4. Down syndrome simulated in animal model after successful chromosome transplantation
5. Hormone therapy for organ transplantation
6. Womb transplantation- to be successful in 2 years’ tim
7. Cell transplantation - Potential treatment for blindness
8. Eyelash transplantation – for the beauty conscious folks!
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/24/2015)... SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 24, ... ... launched half-cup sizes, has launched their Black Friday sale a week early, offering ... ThirdLove continues to transform the intimate apparel industry through both mobile fit technology ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... are national leaders when it comes to several aspects of orthopedic care. They ... joint replacements, orthopedic surgeries and general orthopedic care. , Becker's Hospital Review ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... California (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... Energy's LENR HHT Bolier Reactor System. Brillouin is the developer of renewable energy ... controlled low energy nuclear reactions (“LENR”), announced today that its WET™ and HHT™ ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... United States to support their local poison centers through donations on Tuesday, Dec. ... calls it “a day that inspires people to collaborate in improving their ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... Aided by seed ... announced an innovative study designed to yield insights into how to detect and treat ... biomarkers for pancreatic cancer from small, non-coding RNA molecules (ncRNA), genetic material that is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015  Figure 1, a free mobile-first network ... cases, has launched a new completely redesigned web version ... allows radiologists, who work primarily on a desktop, to ... with its radiologist user base, Figure 1 is hosting ... North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... NEW YORK , Nov. 24, 2015 iRhythm ... on advancing cardiac care, today announced that it will participate in ... Palace Hotel in New York, NY . ... to present on Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 8:50am ET. ... Inc. . --> . ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015 Teledyne DALSA ... X-Ray image sensing technology, will introduce its CMOS X-Ray ... Exhibition , November 29 to December 3, at McCormick Place ... dynamic detectors for diagnostic and interventional imaging will be on ... Xineos family of advanced CMOS X-Ray detectors is the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: