brain graft


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brain graft

An experimental technique in which brain cells are transplanted into the brain.
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Half of them received brain grafts containing 2 million fetal cells, while the other half underwent sham operations (a hole in the skull but no cells) to control for the placebo effect.
Perlow MJ, Freed WJ, Hoffer BJ et al: Brain grafts reduce motor abnormalities produced by destruction of nigrostriatal dopamine system.
The suspect donor, who had given blood 35 times, had brain grafts 15 years ago and has a faint chance of developing the killer disease.