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What organs and tissues have been successfully transplanted?
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My aim is to produce an essay on Transplants, I will be discussing simple medical terms, what transplants are, why are they used, what organs and tissues have been successfully transplanted since 1950 and which two transplants are commonly used, finding out why in the past years transplants have been successful and what have been the developments in 1984, looking at pass results on a graph and identify the trends and finally I will be discussing the advantages and the disadvantages of using animal organ donors for humans and should animals use other animals for organ transplants.
Transplants are one of the most miraculous achievements of modern medicine, they involve the donation of organs from one person to another, but transplants are only used for people with organ failure.
Transplants have been around since 1800`s, the first transplant was attempted in 1923 it was a human to human kidney transplant but the kidney failed to function, years later the first successful transplant was achieved in 1954 it was a kidney transplant carried out by Dr. Joseph Murry, the operation was on an identical 32-year-old twins Richard and Ronald Herrick at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. The
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