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Paralysed man walks after cell surgery – BBC News

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*This report contains scenes of surgery*
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack in 2010, can now walk using a frame.
The treatment, a world first, was carried out by surgeons in Poland in collaboration with scientists in London.

The Panorama special – To Walk Again is on BBC One tonight at 10:35.
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