(Worthy News) – A team of New York surgeons have successfully attached a kidney that was grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient and found that the organ functioned normally.
The success marks a scientific breakthrough that could one day yield an enormous new supply of options for ill patients in need of organs.
Although the successful operation represents a significant milestone, surgeons and researchers say that will need to know more about the longevity of the organ and any side effects that may occur. The research has not yet been peer-reviewed. [ Source: Just the News (Read More…) ]
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