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Medicine / Spine Injuries #1080941

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) An experimental procedure for people who can’t walk due to a spinal injury examined; details given about the transplant of olfactory ensheathing cells, which form part of the sense of smell, into the spinal cord; scenes shown of patient Darek Fidyka††. [University College London professor Geoffrey RAISMAN†- says nerve fibers can grow back and restore function.] [UCLA Dr. Reggie EDGERTON†- says you don’t solve multiple problems with one solution.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne
Duration:
00:02:00

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