The following publication shows the development of the first urology tissue engineering product starting from preclinic to market approval in Germany:
This new procedure is a world first! Cell transplantation technique to treat urethra defects developed
Every year in Germany there are approximately 40,000 surgical interventions to correct urethral stenosis. Tissue replacement using autologous cell transplantation could provide an alternative to conventional treatments. Prof. Dr. Dirk Fahlenkamp, Head of Department Urology at the Zeisigwald Clinics at Bethanien, Chemnitz, explains the procedure in an interview with the Wirtschaftsjournal.