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10 Most Impressive Transplants Ever Successfully Performed


Health & Wellness  (tags: Transplants, Organ, Health, surgery )

Anna
- 3012 days ago - uspharmd.com
There are plenty of accounts of very remarkable transplants. Despite the obstacles, there have still been monumental achievements in transplant procedures that are worth noting and still plenty more anticipated triumphs in the future.



   

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Rajee Seetharam (138)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 4:33 am
Noted with interest. Thanks. We have our Dr.Devi Shetty doing some of these wonderful surgeries...saving lives.
Thank God for Science, medical science and the thousands of wonderful, magical and miracle-working doctors.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 8:01 am
Thank Science for the advances in medicine that save millions of people each and every day. When all we had for healing was "god" or some other mythical being, most people never survived past thirty.
 

Glenda J (158)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 11:09 am
Great News!
 

Mary L (132)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 6:17 pm
Thanks Anna, interesting and important milestones.
 

Cristina M (137)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 11:00 pm
Really interesting article. I'm against xenotransplantation, animals suffer enough as it is to add breeding them for organ harvesting.
 

Susan S (187)
Friday April 22, 2011, 12:16 am
Fascinating. I have met a man who had a total heart transplant as well as a transplant of a pig heart valve. I also have a friend who is one of the first recipients of islet cell transplants for juvenile diabetes and she no longer has to take insulin. I am intrigued by the regenerative power of the liver, and had not heard of a lung transplant before. I did see a documentary about a face transplant. What was most interesting though is that even though the first penis transplant was successful it was reversed soon afterwards because of psychological consequences in the man who received it (and his partner). That makes me wonder if sexual hang-ups get in the way of progress.
 

Tiffany L (27)
Sunday April 24, 2011, 8:30 pm
noted
 
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