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A history of organ transplantation : ancient legends to modern practice

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Kirtland Community College Library RD 120.6 .H36 2012 30775305505274 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780822944133
  • ISBN: 0822944138
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 556 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Toward the Impossible -- Early Transplantation -- The Eighteenth Century -- The Reawakening -- Clinical and Academic Transplantation in Paris -- The Beginning of Organ Transplantation -- The "Lost Era" of Transplantation Immunology -- Anarchy in the 1920s -- Progress in the 1930s -- Understanding the Mechanism -- Experimental Organ Transplantation -- Transplantation Tolerance and Beyond -- Hopes for Radiation Tolerance -- The Emergence of Chemical Immunosuppression -- Support from Hemodialysis and Immunology in the 1960s -- Progress in the Mid-1960s -- Brain Death and the "Year of the Heart" -- The Plateau of the Early 1970s -- The Arrival of Cyclosporine -- Waiting for the Xenografts -- Conclusion: Lessons from the History of Transplantation.
Summary, etc.: This book is a comprehensive exploration of transplant surgery, from classical times to the present day.
Subject: Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc History
Organ Transplantation History
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