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The selection of different authors for each chapter of this book has produed a wide survey of the fields of organ transplantation and organ replacement.
The first chapters are appropriately allocated to histocompatibility typing, immunological techniques, and storage of organs for transplantation. These chapters provide excellent summaries of techniques used and required for most organ transplants. The problem of the immune reaction remains a limiting factor for all transplants. Kidney transplantation is effectively presented through a review of 94 transplants in which are discussed the roles of the donor, recipient, and histocompatibility matching and rejection, together with the variations in
Human Organ Support and Replacement—Transplantation and Artificial Prostheses.. Ann Intern Med. ;75:816–817. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-5-816_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(5):816-817.
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