Trachea Transplant for Toddler Born Without a Windpipe

Hannah Warren received an artificial trachea made from her own stem cells.
0:57 | 04/30/13

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To have this opportunity for Hanna we're extremely blessed and humbled by. And -- she can help another child's. With over similar type of condition. Would stem cells. And that is the help that she -- operated. So there is no ethical concerns about at all it's very similar to doing. Class -- -- tissue transfer doing. Savings -- your blood ahead of time and giving it back to during an operation. Additionally taking her own bone -- Rose Kennedy and using the cells in the moment on -- you know how to fix things on them and giving them a platform that. Dixon building in the yeah today. It is pretty cool -- else thank you do you dream about a future for your kids. They don't really know what's gonna happen but you know you hope that they're healthy and happy with the and if she can be happy and healthy and also pioneer. It's fantastic.

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