Chest Surgery

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Page. Chest surgery at Mayo Clinic (also known as thoracic surgery) involves the organs of the chest, but extends to the esophagus (tube between mouth and stomach), the trachea (airway) and the chest wall (rib cage and breastbone).

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Jan 10, 2018

FDA clears way for Mayo Clinic to accelerate production of stem cells for clinical trials through automation

By Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Team, @mayoclinicchestsurgeryteam

Steam Cell Automation

Mayo Clinic News Network

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to allow Mayo Clinic to use an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This enables the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to produce cells from the bone marrow of a stem cell donor in quantities large enough to make several doses that can be used as treatments in clinical trials.

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Hello @mayoclinicchestsurgeryteam, This is great news for many who have hopes of one day being able to receive stem cell treatment in hope of one day providing a healing process for incurable diseases. Thanks Mayo Clinic!!!!

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