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Novel Surgical Technique Paves Way to Restoring Failing Organs

UCSF Study Shows Strategy May Boost Survival of Transplanted Stem Cells By Suzanne Leigh on May 14, 2017 By piercing liver cells with rapid pulses of electricity, scientists at UC San Francisco have demonstrated an entirely new way to transplant cells into organs to treat disease. Because the technique provides a hospitable environment for newly

New Treatment for Once-Inoperable Cancers

Siteman Cancer Center, by Mary Jo Blackwood ~ January 15, 2014 For patients with liver tumors near delicate structures such as major blood vessels or bile ducts, the diagnosis of inoperable cancer may have changed. For nearly a year, Steven Strasberg, MD, hepatobiliary pancreatic cancer surgeon, has been performing a procedure called irreversible electroporation (IRE).