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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Goodbye to bypass ops?

Todayonline - September 3, 2008 by Tan Hui Leng

Human trials in breakthrough stem cell transplant could begin in one to two years.

MANY heart disease patients go for surgeries such as cardiac bypass operations, but these sometimes are not permanent solutions, leaving the patient with no recourse other than a heart transplant.

Now, enter a stem cell transplant method pioneered by the National Heart Centre (NHC) — which if successful, will help such patients avoid the high-risk heart transplant and even eliminate the need for bypass procedures.

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