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Belgian clinic repairs bones with novel technique

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' St Luc Hospital, shows a hole in a tibia of a patient suffering from a desease and need to be treated on a x-ray, in Belgium January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' St Luc Hospital, shows a hole in a tibia of a patient suffering from a desease and need to be treated on a x-ray, in Belgium January 14, 2014....more

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' St Luc Hospital, shows a hole in a tibia of a patient suffering from a desease and need to be treated on a x-ray, in Belgium January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient January 14, 2014....more

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient, in Belgium January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient, in Belgium January...more

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient, in Belgium January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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A piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient is seen at Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient is seen at Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient is seen at Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient, in Belgium January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient, in Belgium January...more

Belgian Professor Denis Defrane, coordinator of the centre of tissue and cellular therapy of Brussels' Saint Luc Hospital, shows a piece of a three-dimensional bone structure obtained from the own adipose stem cells of a patient, in Belgium January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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