Surgeon Yurii Voronoy (1895–1961) – a pioneer in the history of clinical transplantation: in Memoriam at the 75th Anniversary of the First Human Kidney Transplantation

  title={Surgeon Yurii Voronoy (1895–1961) – a pioneer in the history of clinical transplantation: in Memoriam at the 75th Anniversary of the First Human Kidney Transplantation},
  author={Edouard Matevossian and H. D. Kern and Norbert H{\"u}ser and Dietrich Doll and Yurii Snopok and J{\"o}rg M. N{\"a}hrig and Jennifer Altomonte and Inga Sinicina and Helmut Friess and Stefan Thorban},
  journal={Transplant International},
1 Department of Surgery, Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat of Munich, Munich, Germany 2 National Shalimov Institute of Surgery and Transplantology from Ukrainian Academy of Medical Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine 3 Institute of Pathology, Technische Universitat of Munich, Munich, Germany 4 Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA 5 Institute of Clinical Forensic Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany 

[The history of kidney transplantation].

The history of kidney transplantation is a history of many unsuccessful efforts and setbacks, but also the history of perseverance, pioneering spirit, and steadfast courage. The first successful

Standard Multiorgan Procurement from the Deceased Donor

Two years later, a report issued by the Harvard Ad Hoc Committee outlined similar criteria for brain death, which provided the sound ethical and medical footing that the transplant community required to carry out organ procurement on brain-dead or “heart-beating” donors.


The retrospective review covers the key stages of organ transplantology in Ukraine and mentions the personalities who created these events.

Kidney Transplantation and Diagnostic Imaging: The Early Days and Future Advancements of Transplant Surgery

The use of innovative diagnostic modalities has had a great impact on the reduction of post-operative complications in kidney transplantation, making it one of the key factors for successful transplantation.

Kidney transplantation, brief history and Croatian experience

The history and current status of kidney transplantation is presented, emphasizing the Croatian Kidney Transplant Program, and new challenges in maintaining or improving a kidney transplant program are presented.

The legacy of Saint Luke (Valentin Felixovich Voyno-Yasenetsky) to medical sciences

Saint Luke, Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea (1877‒1961), was born Valentin Felixovich Voyno-Yasenetsky and was a blessed physician who had a major influence on both patients and colleagues, due to his fundamental ethical principles and values based on Christian beliefs.

History of organ transplantation and the development of key immunosuppressants

With the innovation of molecular engineering and new insights into the costimulatory pathways, new molecules are under investigation in the field of transplantation.

A Brief History of Cross-Species Organ Transplantation

Cross-species transplantation (xenotransplantation) offers the prospect of an unlimited supply of organs and cells for clinical transplantation, thus resolving the critical shortage of human tissues

Introduction to Transplantology




The history of clinical renal transplant.

In 1955 Murray reported the first successful homotransplantation in identical twins and he later received the Nobel Prize in 1990 for this achievement, which allowed the diffusion of kidney and other organ transplantation.

Experiences with renal homotransplantation in the human: report of nine cases.

It was the aim in this investigation to study the subject of homotransplantation of the human kidney-not to offer a therapeutic procedure, and in several instances the function of the transplant was maintained for a surprisingly long period of time.

History of Clinical Transplantation

  • T. Starzl
  • Medicine
    World Journal of Surgery
  • 2000
In this historical account, the vast literature that sprang up during the intervening 30 years has been summarized and its failure to explain organ allograft acceptance predestined organ recipients to lifetime immunosuppression and precluded fundamental changes in the treatment policies.


  • A. Carrel
  • Medicine
    The Journal of experimental medicine
  • 1908
It is to be concluded that an animal which has undergone a double nephrectomy and the grafting of both kidneys from another animal can secrete almost normal urine with his new organs, and live in good health at least for a few weeks, demonstrating that it is possible to reëstablish efficiently the functions of transplanted kidneys.

The monkey gland affair

Transplantation of a consered cadaveric kidney as a method of biostimulation in severe nephritides

  • Vrachyebnoe Dyelo 1950;
  • 1950


  • Friedrich Carl Forberg: Philosophische Schriften