The Pig as Potential Organ Donor for Man

  • D. K. C. Cooper
  • Y. Ye
  • L. L. RolfJr.
  • N. Zuhdi


If the immunological problems could be overcome, the ideal animal organ donor for man would be an animal that is readily available throughout the world in large numbers and grows to an adequate size. This would immediately exclude the nonhuman primates; the larger species are endangered and those that are not reach only a limited size which make them unsuitable as donors of some organs for adult humans.


Ventricular Septal Defect Chronic Granulomatous Disease Granulosa Cell Tumor Mixed Lymphocyte Culture Total Lymphoid Irradiation 
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  • N. Zuhdi

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