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Thursday, November 16, 2017

A pig’s heart replaces the donor

Once patients that require transplantation of the heart, will be able to lead a full life with heart of a pig. Scientists said that could overcome the rejection. A pig’s heart was successfully used in the body of a baboon, a record 2.5 years. The method included the transplantation of genetically modified pig hearts with the introduction of drugs that suppress the immune system.

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