Composite tissue allotransplantation in newborns: a swine model.

  title={Composite tissue allotransplantation in newborns: a swine model.},
  author={Federico Solla and Hua Pan and Doroth{\'e}e Watrelot and Olivia Leveneur and Jean Michel Dubernard and Aram Gazarian},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  volume={179 1},
BACKGROUND Management of congenital limb aplasia or facial malformations could be improved by composite tissue allotransplantation (CTA), a technique that has never been performed in newborns. For this, however, the induction of donor-specific tolerance would be mandatory, as long-term immunosuppression is not acceptable in this non-lifesaving procedure… CONTINUE READING