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. 2016 Dec;65(226):20.
doi: 10.1016/j.revinf.2016.10.005.

[The History of Kidney Transplantation]

[Article in French]
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[The History of Kidney Transplantation]

[Article in French]
Michèle Kessler. Rev Infirm. .

Abstract

Medical advances which have marked the history of transplantation include the work of Jean Dausset on the HLA system from 1952, brain death described in 1959 and prolonged organ preservation. This article looks back at the major turning points.

Keywords: greffe; histoire; history; kidney; rein; rejection; rejet; transplant; transplantation.

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