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Feasibility of using cells from fat tissue to treat scarred vocal cords

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

What The Study Did: This small trial examined the feasibility and effectiveness of injecting cells with regenerative properties that are from a patient's fat tissue into scarred vocal cords of patients who had difficulty speaking.

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Authors: Alexia Mattei, M.D., of La Conception University Hospital in Marseille, France, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4328)

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