Girl, 10, has vein transplant using a blood vessel grown from her own stem cells

Girl, 10, has life-saving vein transplant using a blood vessel grown from her own stem cells The graft was accepted by the girl's immune system as it was built from her own cells | UPDATED: 15:35 GMT, 14 June 2012 The pioneering technique successfully restored the girl's blood flow A 10-year-old girl has been given a vein transplant using a blood vessel grown from her own stem cells.

man has chest rebuilt with concrete after massive melon-sized tumour removed

Man has chest rebuilt with concrete panel after surgeons remove massive melon-sized tumour and six ribs Surgeons had to reconstruct patient's diaphragm as well as his chest wall using acrylic cement By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:48 GMT, 17 May 2012 | UPDATED: 12:49 GMT, 17 May 2012 Marek Barden A church worker who had a melon sized tumour removed from his ribs has had his chest rebuilt using concrete.

Ground-breaking six-organ transplant saves Alannah Shevenell, 9, from "monster" tumour

Ground-breaking multi-organ transplant saves girl, 9, after 'monster' tumour devours SIX of her organs Alannah Shevenell, 9, underwent a six-organ transplant When a rare and relentless tumour devoured six of nine-year-old Alannah Shevenell's main organs, her chances of survival looked slim.

Baby Cerys Small kept alive by Viagra after battling through 3 heart operations

The baby girl being kept alive by Viagra after battling through three heart operations Viagra was initially designed as a heart drug, before scientists realised it could treat sexual dysfunction A baby girl is being kept alive by Viagra after bravely battling through three open heart operations.