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Current status of heart replacement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5328877     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of heart replacement involves discussion of the artificial heart and the cardiac homograft. The mechanical substitute shows destruction of blood cellular elements and clot formation, regardless of the type of pump used. Significant postoperative survival remains as the major goal. Animals having homograft substitutions show prolonged survival and good cardiac function. Philosophical and legal problems rank above the rejection phenomenon in curtailing clinical isotopic replacement.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  California medicine     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0008-1264     ISO Abbreviation:  Calif Med     Publication Date:  1966 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1966-10-07     Completed Date:  1966-10-07     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410260     Medline TA:  Calif Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Artificial Organs*
Heart Transplantation*
Transplantation, Homologous

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