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  • tissue
  • For example, the body regenerates a full bone within 10 years, while non-injured skin tissue is regenerated within two weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sometimes an autograft is done to remove the tissue and then treat it or the person before returning it (examples include stem cell autograft and storing blood in advance of surgery). (wikipedia.org)
  • successfully
  • These debates sparked interest in new methods for ascertaining the palaeobiology of extinct animals, such as bone histology, which have been successfully applied to determining the growth-rates of many dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • cartilage
  • According to Dr. Mark Iannettoni, head of the department of cardiothoracic surgery at University of Iowa, a trachea is a fragile organ because it is mostly cartilage, which has a poor blood supply. (go.com)
  • Tracheas are often around 4 inches long which are comprised of approximately 20 cartilage rings. (openwetware.org)
  • Tracheomalacia - Is a weakness of the trachea walls which leads to collapsed airways, this is common in children with cartilage deficiencies. (openwetware.org)
  • lungs
  • On the inside lining of the trachea is a mucus membrane that is able to catch harmful airborne particles and bacteria before it reaches your lungs. (openwetware.org)
  • Too avoid food and drink from entering the lungs, a flap known as the epiglottis, closes while swallowing in order to prevent them from entering the trachea and lungs [5c]. (openwetware.org)
  • malignant
  • Benign neoplasms would most likely be surgically removed while malignant neoplasms would benefit from a full trachea replacement. (openwetware.org)
  • Diseases
  • Many diseases can affect the trachea and diagnosis may be complicated by generalized symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. (openwetware.org)
  • surgery
  • Two years after the surgery tests show that the trachea had gained full function and shows no signs of rejection, and Ciaran is able to breathe well enough to return to school. (singularityhub.com)
  • In less than one month following surgery, x-ray analysis showed the regrowth of bone while macroscopic observation showed the regrowth of nail and skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • This is a research project and not a proven therapy," said Dr. Larry Goldstein, director of the stem cell program at University of California San Diego. (go.com)
  • benefit
  • the bone marrow registry is also demographically misrepresented [ 13 ], which provides minimal access and benefit to the majority of the country's population. (biomedcentral.com)