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Heterotopic Renal Autotransplantation in a Porcine Model

Heterotopic Renal Autotransplantation in a Porcine Model: A Step-by-Step Protocol

Article DOI: 10.3791/53765 11:47 min February 21st, 2016
February 21st, 2016



Porcine models of organ transplantation provide an important platform to study mechanisms of organ preservation. This article describes a heterotopic porcine renal autotransplantation model, which allows investigating new approaches to improve the outcome of transplantation using marginal kidney grafts.



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