April 1953
Ebony;Apr1953, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p16
The article reveals the number of banks for arteries, bones, cartilage, eyes and veins that were established following the development of the blood bank headed by African American scientist Doctor Charles Drew. The New York Hospital preserves blood vessels in ice boxes for the use in cancer operations and in repairing arteries near the heart. Successful bone grafts with stored skeletal material have been done on the repair of fractures and to replace infected connective tissue.


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