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Liver and intestine transplantation

By J Reyes, S Todo and TE Starzl

Abstract

We have recently achieved several major advances in clinical transplantation, which are addressed separately and include the introduction and development of the new immunosuppressive drug FK506 (Tacrolimus); the feasibility of intestinal transplantation with or without other abdominal organs; and the discovery of the phenomenon of bidirectional cell migration and consequent systemic as well as graft chimerism, which we believe is the essential component for the long-term acceptance of any kind of whole organ graft

Year: 1996
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0889-8561(05)70248-4
OAI identifier: oai:d-scholarship.pitt.edu:5259
Provided by: D-Scholarship@Pitt

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