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Physiological aspects of pig-to-primate renal xenotransplantation.

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BACKGROUND: Few data exist on the physiological aspects of pig-to-primate renal xenotransplantation. METHODS: Use of organs transgenic for human decay accelerating factor has allowed assessment of the metabolic and hormonal functions of these xenografts. RESULTS: Porcine renal xenografts largely maintain plasma electrolyte homeostasis. An increase in proteinuria was detected that may result from graft injury. In contrast to allotransplantation a severe anaemia developed requiring recipient tr...

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Journal:
Kidney international
Volume:
60
Issue:
4
Pages:
1592-1597
Publication date:
2001-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1523-1755
ISSN:
0085-2538
URN:
uuid:6d53f4e4-91b4-4a85-9ee7-70353aa92011
Source identifiers:
141478
Local pid:
pubs:141478

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