Accessory Heart Transplantation in the Neck: A Simple Model in the Rat Using the Cuff Technique for Vascular Anastomoses

  • W. Timmermann
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Heterotopic heart transplantation represents the easiest model of a vascularized organ graft in the rat. Nevertheless, two end-to-side anastomoses in microsurgical technique have to be performed in the “conventional” abdominal heart transplantation.


Heart Transplantation Orthotopic Liver Transplantation External Jugular Vein Vascular Anastomosis Pancreatic Transplantation 
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