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Pig heart transplant - is it ethical?

MedExpress Team


Published Feb. 3, 2022 13:31

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Following the historic success of a genetically modified pig heart transplant carried out by doctors at Maryland University Hospital in Baltimore in January this year, German scientists plan to start their own farm.

Eckhard Wolf of the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, announced that his team has begun preparations to set up a farm for Auckland Island pigs to be transplanted by 2025. During the first operation of this type, a team of American doctors transplanted a terminally ill man with a pig heart with ten modifications. The patient has responded well so far, although there...

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