A Tribute to Jean Hamburger's Contribution to Organ Transplantation

@article{Legendre2010ATT,
  title={A Tribute to Jean Hamburger's Contribution to Organ Transplantation},
  author={Christophe Legendre and Henri Kreis},
  journal={American Journal of Transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={10}
}
Jean Hamburger, one of the pioneers of scientific medicine in the mid‐20th century, who was involved in the inception of intensive care, nephrology, hemodialysis and scientific clinical research, has also been one of the very few fathers of human organ transplantation. He was involved in the primary French kidney transplantations in 1950, and in 1952, he realized the first allotransplantation in the world of a kidney removed from a voluntary living donor. At the same time, he was the first to… 
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