From mother to son: Ottawa’s ‘Butterfly Boy,’ Jonathan Pitre, infused with mom’s stem cells — National Post – Top Stories

MINNEAPOLIS — A potentially life-changing collection of cells, drawn from his mother’s hip, has been infused into the very heart of Jonathan Pitre. Pitre, 16, was transfused with the stem cells Thursday with his mother at his bedside. The stem cells dripped through an intravenous tube connected to the right atrium of Pitre’s heart, so…

via From mother to son: Ottawa’s ‘Butterfly Boy,’ Jonathan Pitre, infused with mom’s stem cells — National Post – Top Stories