Cardiac xenotransplantation: Ethics and potential application

Robert E. Michler, Jonathan M. Chen

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A review of the history of cardiac allotransplantation with emphasis on the scientific advances made in the field in the last 25 years. The role of cardiac xenotransplantation as a promising alternative to allotransplantation for permanent cardiac transplantation in the treatment of end-stage heart disease is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)421-428
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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