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Xenotransplantation

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7301.1552/a (Published 23 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1552
  1. Christopher Martyn (cmartyn@bmj.com)
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    The collaboration between laboratory scientists, surgeons, and physicians that eventually made organ transplantation an almost routine procedure was one of the therapeutic triumphs of the last half of the 20th century. But it created ethical issues that are still unresolved—not least, how to achieve fairness in making transplantation available to the patients that need it. Xenotransplantation promises …

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