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Science Research Project - Organ Transplants
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Since 1950, there had been many attempts to successfully transplant organs and tissues, only a few of these transplants are successful, here is the list of the successful transplants since 1950:
1954: First successful kidney transplant
1966: First successful pancreas transplant
1967: First successful liver transplant
1967: First successful heart transplant
1981: First successful heart/lung transplant
1983: First successful lung lobe transplant
1984: First successful double organ transplant
1986: First successful double-lung transplant
1995: First successful laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy
1997: First successful allogeneic vascularized transplantation of a fresh and perfused human knee joint
1998: First successful live-donor partial pancreas transplant
1998: First successful hand transplant
1999: First successful Tissue Engineered Bladder
2005: First successful partial face transplant
2006: First jaw transplant to combine donor jaw with bone marrow from the patient.
2008: First successful complete full double arm transplant
2008: First baby born from transplanted ovary.
2008: First transplant of a human windpipe using a patient's own stem cells.
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