Baby boy saved by implant liver cells
It was a miracle for one family and could give hope to many more.
Doctors in London have cured a baby boy of a life-threatening disease which was destroying his liver.
They used a ground-breaking new procedure implanting cells which acted as a temporary liver, to allow the damaged organ to recover.
Researchers say the breakthrough could have far reaching consequences.
The BBC's medical correspondent Fergus Walsh reports.
- 15 November 2011
- BBC News