Successful operation in China – level 2

22-01-2015 15:00

A person in China was in a traffic accident and the accident injured his spinal cord. The person couldn’t move after the accident, but that problem can change very soon.

Chinese experts created a special material which can regenerate nerves. They used this material to help the patient who underwent a 4-hour-long operation. There were no complications.

Five other patients with spinal cord injuries will soon have operations.

Difficult words: spinal cord (nerves which go down the spine – the row of bones which go down your back), material (stuff that makes up something), undergo (to do something to somebody).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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