Cardiac xenotransplantation: Ethics and potential application

Robert E. Michler, Jonathan M. Chen

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Abstract

A review of the history of cardiac allotransplantation with emphasis on the scientific advances made in the field in the last 25 years. The role of cardiac xenotransplantation as a promising alternative to allotransplantation for permanent cardiac transplantation in the treatment of end-stage heart disease is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)421-428
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume16
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Heterologous Transplantation
Heart Transplantation
Ethics
Heart Diseases
History

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Cardiac xenotransplantation : Ethics and potential application. / Michler, Robert E.; Chen, Jonathan M.

In: Journal of Cardiac Surgery, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2001, p. 421-428.

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