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Two Unbelievable New Transplants That Actually Worked

Organ transplants aren’t new, but scientists are still making breakthroughs in transplant success rates and the sources of the organs.

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Sources:
Deceased Donor Uterus Transplant:
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)31766-5/fulltext

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/first-successful-uterus-transplant-from-deceased-donor-leads-to-healthy-baby/
https://www.bswhealth.med/Pages/departments/transplant/uterus-transplantation.aspx

From the Mother: “We consider ourselves profoundly blessed to have been a part of this study”


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27125227
Pig Hearts in Baboons:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0765-z
https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms11138
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/baboons-survive-for-half-a-year-after-heart-transplants-from-pigs/
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/04/researchers-keep-pig-hearts-alive-baboons-more-2-years
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1475508/
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320929300_Porcine_to_Human_Heart_Transplantation_Is_Clinical_Application_Now_Appropriate

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