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  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
     
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  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- History.
     
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  • Transplant surgeons -- Biography.
     
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    When death becomes life : notes from a transplant surgeon / Joshua D. Mezrich.
    by Mezrich, Joshua D., author.
    New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
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  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
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  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- History.
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  • Transplant surgeons -- Biography.
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    x, 371 pages ; 24 cm
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    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Part I: Out of body. A perfect organ -- Puzzle people -- Part II: The making of a transplant surgeon. The simple beauty of the kidney -- Skin harvest -- Kidney beans: making kidney transplant a reality -- Part III: Expanding the horizon beyond the simplicity of the kidney. Open heart: the invention of cardiopulmonary bypass -- Hearts on fire: making heart transplant a reality -- Sympathy for the pancreas: curing diabetes -- Prometheus revisited: liver transplants and Thomas Starzl -- Part IV: The patients. Jason: the secret is to live in the present -- Lisa and Herb: should we do liver transplants for alcoholics? -- Nate: the selection meeting, or Who gets an organ and why? -- Michaela: we are all the same on the inside -- Part V: The donors. As they lay dying -- Healthy donors: do no harm -- Part VI: Today and beyond. Complications -- Xenotransplantation: from one species to another -- So, you want to be a transplant surgeon?
    ISBN: 
    9780062656209
    0062656201
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