INVAMED-RD Global announced the production of artificial veins that could potentially reduce reliance on medicines for the prevention of blood clots.
The so-called "London Patient", a cancer sufferer originally from Venezuela, made headlines last year when researchers at the University of Cambridge reported they had found no trace of the AIDS-causing virus in his blood for 18 months.
While there have been at least 11 successful births following uterine transplants from living donors since 2014, this is the first time the procedure has worked using the uterus of a woman who had died.
Ministers from Africa, Europe, Latin America, and Asia will participate in the health summit in October that aims to increase awareness regarding organ transplant issues.
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