Xeno: The Promise of Transplanting Animal Organs Into Humans

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Robin Cook M.D. - An appreciation; Foreword by Robin Cook; Preface: The next great medical revolution?; Acknowledgements; 1. The End of the Night Shift; 2. Animal Attraction; 3. From Icarus to the First Heart Transplant; 4. All Animals Are Equal, but Some Are More Equal than Others; 5. Zero Tolerance; 6. A Spoonful of Sugar; 7. The "Humanized" Pig; 8. The Immunological Holy Grail; 9. From Diabetes to Alzheimer's; 10. The Discordant Concert; 11. The Hottest Zone; 12. Guinea Pigs; 13. Animal Rights and Human Wrongs; 14. Protecting the Public; 15. Judgment Day; 16. The Ultimate Piggy Bank; 17. A Vision with a Task; Appendix; Glossary of selected biomedical terms; Bibliography; Index
With profound implications for human health and longevity, "Xeno" is a fascinating exploration of the medical, ethical, legal, and social issues surrounding the future of organ transplantation. 17 halftones. Line illustrations.
Autor: David K. C. Cooper, Robert P. Lanza
Instrumenten Solist: Robin Cook
David Cooper, MD, is an Immunologist at the Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Robert Lanza, MD, is Senior Director of Tissue Engineering and Transplant Medicine, Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.

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Autor: David K. C. Cooper
ISBN-13 :: 9780195128338
ISBN: 0195128338
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.03.2000
Gewicht: 558g
Seiten: 304
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage New
Sonstiges: Buch, 240x162x23 mm
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