Researchers implant tissue engineered bladdersBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7180.350b (Published 06 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:350
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- New York
Bladders grown in the laboratory with tissue engineering techniques have been successfully implanted and shown to function in animals, according to a study published in Nature Biotechnology (1999;17:140-55).
Dr Anthony Atala, a surgeon and director of the tissue engineering laboratory, and a team from the Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School claim that …