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A comprehensive, but detailed, text on transplantation of the heart, the lung (single and double), and the heart and both lungs and on replacement with artificial hearts. Indications, ethical and legal matters, donor selection, recipient selection, perioperative management, post-transplantation complications and care, and results are discussed. The chapters on the history of transplantation efforts and successes run back as far as Carrel and Guthrie.
The Transplantation and Replacement of Thoracic Organs: The Present Status of Biological and Mechanical Replacement of the Heart and Lungs. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:997. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-11-997_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(11):997.
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