On October 05, 2014 at 08:47PM Mark Said…

At the moment, when our livers fail the only option is to perform a partial or complete transplant. Not only this costly and inherently risky, it’s also not always possible – there are far more patients needing liver transplants than donors.

But now South Korean scientists have discovered a new technique that could allow doctors to inject stem cells from the tonsils into the liver to repair damage – all without surgery.

Read more: http://ow.ly/Ci0yj

Tonsil stem cells could help repair liver damage without surgery

Image credit: Suzanne Tucker/Shutterstock By Fiona MacDonald At the moment, when our livers fail the only option is to perform a partial or complete transplant. Not only this costly and inherently …

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