History of Organ and Cell TransplantationISBN: 1860942091;
Book DescriptionOrgan transplantation is the greatest therapeutic advancement of the second half of the 20th century. Of all medical specialities, the pioneers of transplantation make up the largest number of experts awarded with, or nominated for the Nobel Prize. Over the years, transplantation has fascinated the scientific community as well as the general public for a variety of reasons: o The development of transplantation has involved almost all medical specialties. In the history of medicine, there is perhaps no other example of such extensive co-operation and exchange of knowledge and experience among basic scientists, surgeons and physicians in achieving a common goal. o The progress of transplantation has forced doctors to "rewrite" medical textbooks dealing with a great spectrum of post-transplantation issues, such as the physiology of transplanted organs, the recurrence of initial disease in the transplanted organs, and the complications arising from...
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