Update on Olfactory Transplantation

Johnston, S. Laurence
November 2008
PN;Nov2008, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p60
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The article presents an update on olfactory transplantations discussed in the August 2008 Healing Options program. It notes that the olfactory tissue transplant in an injured cord aims to restore its function after a spinal cord injury (SCI). A summary of several SCI-related olfactory transplantation programs that have emerged, including operations by Dr.Carlos Lima and colleagues Dr. Hongyun Huang and Dr. Samuel Rabinoch, is also provided.


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