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  • Head transplant doctors Xiaoping Ren and Sergio Canavero claim spinal cord progress

    Surgeons from China and Italy claimed that two studies published Wednesday add evidence to their ability to treat "irreversible" spinal-cord injuries and a related controversial aspiration to perform the world?s first human head transplant.


    Xiaoping Ren and Sergio Canavero said the new work they published in a scientific journal showed that monkeys and dogs were able to walk again after their spinal cords were "fully transected" during surgery and then put back together again. The neurosurgeons described the results as medically "unprecedented."

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ng/3287179002/

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1C-Z...Rf3aC4Vav/view

  • #2
    so if this is true, I assume it would be mimmicking an as acute injury as you can get
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    • #3
      bizarre nonsense
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      • #4
        Italians...
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        • #5
          I’m sure the first human organ transplants were also looked at the same way some of you look at this.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by lunasicc42 View Post
            so if this is true, I assume it would be mimmicking an as acute injury as you can get
            Likely use freezing on the cord like in football athletes.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by shitrock4 View Post
              Likely use freezing on the cord like in football athletes.
              Wut? Why would anyone kill tissue and cells like that?
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              • #8
                i wonder who is funding this while we scrimp and scratch for funding on something more important like real spinal cord injury research
                "That's not smog! It's SMUG!! " - randy marsh, southpark

                "what???? , you don't 'all' wear a poop sac?.... DAMNIT BONNIE, YOU LIED TO ME ABOUT THE POOP SAC!!!! "


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                • #9
                  Originally posted by lunasicc42 View Post
                  i wonder who is funding this while we scrimp and scratch for funding on something more important like real spinal cord injury research
                  There are people checking in here that consider having their heads cut off as "real" SCI research. I can't even count the threads over the years. I've lost track of all of them but here's a partial list from a couple years ago. Some of them are unreal.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by GRAMMY View Post
                    Wut? Why would anyone kill tissue and cells like that?
                    To reduce scaring obviously, same reason they use it in football..

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by shitrock4 View Post
                      To reduce scaring obviously, same reason they use it in football..
                      I don't know of any legitimate medical facility or surgeon in the USA or Canada who freeze spinal cords in those newly injured, football players or otherwise. There are a number who do spinal cord COOLING by flushing and chilling (not freezing) the damaged cord area with cold sterile saline solution. Not the same thing at all. And this is no guarantee that it will decrease the extent of damage to the cord.

                      In addition, the animal studies have not been duplicated in humans, and note that the dogs had their own heads reattached to their own bodies, so no problems with tissue matching or immune rejection (or evidence other than these "researchers" claims that they walked again). A number of animals at a lower level than primates can regenerate significant amounts of spinal cord damage: cats for example.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by SCI-Nurse View Post
                        I don't know of any legitimate medical facility or surgeon in the USA or Canada who freeze spinal cords in those newly injured, football players or otherwise. There are a number who do spinal cord COOLING by flushing and chilling (not freezing) the damaged cord area with cold sterile saline solution. Not the same thing at all. And this is no guarantee that it will decrease the extent of damage to the cord.

                        In addition, the animal studies have not been duplicated in humans, and note that the dogs had their own heads reattached to their own bodies, so no problems with tissue matching or immune rejection (or evidence other than these "researchers" claims that they walked again). A number of animals at a lower level than primates can regenerate significant amounts of spinal cord damage: cats for example.

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                        freezing cooling idk whatever shit they inject to reduce secondary damage

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