HIS­TORY OF TRANS­PLANTS

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BRIEF HIS­TORY OF FIRST SUC­CESS­FUL TRANS­PLANTS FROM ONE PER­SON

TO AN­OTHER 1905 Cornea trans­plant 1908 Skin graft 1950 Kid­ney trans­plant 1965 Australia’s first suc­cess­ful (living) kid­ney trans­plant (Queen El­iz­a­beth Hos­pi­tal, SA, Australia) 1966 Pan­creas 1967 Liver 1967 Heart 1981 Heart/lung 1998 Hand 1999 Tis­sue en­gi­neered blad­der 2005 Ovary 2006 Jaw with bone mar­row 2006 Pe­nis (later reversed due to wife’s psy­cho­log­i­cal re­jec­tion) 2008 Full dou­ble arm trans­plant 2008 Hu­man wind­pipe 2010 Full fa­cial trans­plant 2011 Dou­ble leg trans­plant 2014 Uter­ine trans­plant re­sult­ing in live birth

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