The Fate of Homograft Tracheal Transplants in Sheep

An established method of tracheal substitution is not yet available, but homograft tracheal transplantation might provide a realistic tracheal replacement. With the objective of sequentially examining the healing of tracheal homografts, we have established a suitable large-animal model. Five sheep received orthotopic tracheal transplantation of a 4-cm… CONTINUE READING