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First Mouse Lung Transplants Lay Groundwork For New Ways To Prevent Transplant Rejection In Humans


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Posted 20 July 2007 - 07:50 AM

First Mouse Lung Transplants Lay Groundwork For New Ways To Prevent Transplant Rejection In Humans. Surgeons have developed the first mouse model of lung transplantation, and they're hoping it will help explain why the success of the procedure in humans lags far behind other solid organ transplants. Five years after lung transplant surgery, only about 45 percent of patients are still alive. ScienceDaily. Washington University School of Medicine. 07/13/07. (Also see: Pulmonary Hypertension)