Journal article

Xenotransplantation: past achievements and future promise.

Karen M Dwyer, Peter J Cowan, Anthony JF d'Apice

Heart, Lung & Circulation | Published : 2002


Xenotransplantation offers a potential solution to the shortfall in donor organs for human transplantation. This review describes the barriers to xenotransplantation and the progress that has been made towards making it a clinical reality. Data from preclinical pig-to-primate cardiac and pulmonary xenografts are highlighted.

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