The role of research in transplantation.

  • Roy Yorke Calne
  • Published 2009 in Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
In the past 50 years, organ transplantation has developed from an improbable laboratory exercise to a major therapeutic success. The surgical problems of organ grafting have, for the most part, been solved. Rejection of grafts is now partially understood and usually controllable by powerful immunosuppressive drugs. A steady improvement in patient outcome… CONTINUE READING