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Author Tilney, Nicholas L.

Title Transplant : from myth to reality / Nicholas L. Tilney.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    617.9509 TIL    Available
Description xii, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-311) and index.
Contents Legends, possibilities, and disasters -- Attempts and failures -- Hopes and occasional successes -- Host defenses and immunity -- Peter Medawar and transplantation biology -- Innovation and the struggle for legitimacy -- Prolongation of life and death -- New departures -- The Dracula of modern technology -- The abdominal viscera -- A modern Minotaur -- Coming of age -- The industrialization of transplantation -- Unexpected specters -- Future prospects.
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- History
ISBN 0300099630 (alk. paper)

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