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Macchiarini was once heralded as a pioneer of regenerative medicine because of his experimental transplants of artificial tracheas that supposedly developed into functional organs when seeded with a patient’s stem cells.
Seven died, and the other two had to have the artificial tracheas replaced by conventional transplants.
In the studies, a larynx or trachea would be taken from a donor and all its cells removed using detergents and enzymes.
Over a five-year period, Macchiarini went on to implant the synthetic trachea in nine desperately ill patients.
Over time, the sedation was decreased, and respiratory tubes were switched from the mouth to the trachea.
Kidik, a 12-year department veteran, was in critical condition after the stabbing, which occurred during a call to a landlord-tenant dispute at an apartment building on Constitution Plaza, left her with wounds to her jugular vein and trachea.
The bullet that hit the dog entered under his jaw and passed through his trachea and esophagus before lodging in his back near his shoulder blade, police said.
The dog underwent surgery Friday to repair his trachea and esophagus and had been recovering at Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists in Buzzards Bay.
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medical : a long tube in your neck and chest that carries air into and out of your lungs
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