Organ transplant Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Organ transplant.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

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The Organ transplant Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (8)

1,611 words, approx. 6 pages
Transplantation Modern medicine continues to offer many miracles that lengthen the life spans of humans, as well as greatly increase the quality of life that they enjoy. If one were to draw up a &#x00... Read more
873 words, approx. 3 pages
Transplantation Genetics There are several different types of transplantation. An autograft is a graft from one part of the body to another site on the same individual. An isograft is one between indi... Read more
2,571 words, approx. 9 pages
Organ Transplantation Organ transplantation is surgery in which a diseased or damaged organ is removed from a patient and replaced with a healthy organ from an organ donor. All major organs, including... Read more
1,433 words, approx. 5 pages
Transplant, Surgical Stories of transplanted tissue and body parts go far back in myth and legend. Chinese folklore tells of organ transplants; in the sixth century A.D., the Western patron saints of ... Read more
1,322 words, approx. 5 pages
Organ Transplants From the first successful kidney transplant in 1954, organ transplantation has advanced radically to become one of the greatest technological achievements in medicine. As of the earl... Read more
1,512 words, approx. 6 pages
The Development of Organ Transplantation Overview By the mid-twentieth century surgeons began successfully transplanting human organs in order to save the lives of patients whose organs were failing f... Read more
27,229 words, approx. 91 pages
The human heart, long considered the body's emotional center, is still associated with feelings of love, the soul, and the spirit. The Greek philosopher Aristotle believed it to be the seat of sensati... Read more
32,326 words, approx. 108 pages
"Despite continuing advances in medicine and technology, the demand for organs drastically outstrips the number of organ donors," states a United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) fact sheet. UNOS is a... Read more
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