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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.
Weighing less than three pounds, Teodora was born with a rare disease that required, on day three of her life, complicated surgery to connect her esophagus to her stomach, and patch a hole in her trachea.
But the polymer trachea collapsed multiple times and caused recurring infections.
So would head and neck surgeon Pierre Delaere of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, a ferocious critic of the trachea transplants long before Macchiarini's downfall.
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TRACHEA Defined for English Language Learners
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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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