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Holy grail in transplantology won?

MedExpress Team

Medexpress

Published March 9, 2022 09:46

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As reported in the American media, a young patient, a boy named Easton, made history of medical achievements, becoming the first person in the world to undergo a heart and thymus transplant.

A pioneering procedure was undertaken to save the boy's life, but doctors are also hoping that this achievement will revolutionize the field of organ transplantation. Months have passed since the surgery and the patient is doing well so far. Doctors say that by donating cultured thymus tissue to Easton from the same donor who gave him the heart should help his body absorb new t...

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