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One of the most widely publicized areas of research and clinical endeavor today is that concerned with the transplantation of tissues and organs. Although studies on transplantation biology date back to the beginning of this century, little more than a decade has passed since unequivocal experimental evidence was obtained that the homograft problem was, at least in principle, a soluble one. This marked the beginning of efforts on an ever increasing scale, both in the laboratory and the hospital, to overcome or circumvent the technical, immunological, and other barriers involved in the surgical replacement of damaged or diseased tissues and
Give and Take. The Development of Tissue Transplantation.. Ann Intern Med. ;61:987. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-5-987_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(5_Part_1):987.
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