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Solid Organ Transplantation: Past, Present, and Future Challenges

  • Christiane Kulinna-Cosentini
  • Alexander A. Bankier
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Abstract

The dream of curing illness and injury by transplanting tissues or entire organs is probably as old as the history of healing itself. Transplantation began indeed many centuries ago as a primitive practice and has since evolved into a modern medicine reality.

Keywords

Kidney Transplantation Digital Subtraction Angiography Brain Death Organ Procurement Cystic Kidney Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christiane Kulinna-Cosentini
    • 1
  • Alexander A. Bankier
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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