Skip to comments.Surprising methods heal wounded troops
Posted on 09/09/2012 8:50:56 PM PDT by Rabin
-In Los Angeles, surgeons used part of Michael Mills' forehead to rebuild his nose after a bomb disfigured him in Iraq.
-In Pittsburgh, doctors used an experimental therapy from pig tissue to help regrow part of a thigh muscle that Ron Strang lost in a blast in Afghanistan.
(Excerpt) Read more at stripes.com ...
Army regenerative medicine: http://www.afirm.mil/index.cfm?pageidhome and http://www.afirm.mil/assets/documents/annual-report-2011.pdf
VA medical research: http://www.research.va.gov
Operation Mend http://operationmend.ucla.edu/