cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/15676759

Chinese doctors treated an end-stage type 2 diabetic patient by implanting islet tissue derived in vitro from his own endoderm stem cells. The patient has been insulin-independent for 33 months.

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    Percutaneous: means “through the skin”

    Transhepatic: means “across the liver”

    Portal vein: a major vein that carries blood from the intestines to the liver

    Transplantation: surgical procedure involving the removal of an organ or tissue from one person (donor) and placing it in another person (recipient)

    Just use LLM these days!