Microsurgical Techniques for Small Bowel Transplantation in Mice

  • Z. Zhang
  • D. Grant
  • R. Zhong

Abstract

With advances in immunosuppression, small bowel transplantation (SBT) has become a therapeutic procedure for patients with intestinal failure [1, 2]. SBT is limited, however, by vigorous rejection, graft-versus-host disease, and lymphoproliferative disorders [3]. Further progress in this field depends on extensive studies in animal models to achieve a better understanding of the immunology of the intestinal allograft, thus improving clinical results of SBT.

Keywords

Ischemia Lactate Dehydration Luminal Sponge 

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  • D. Grant
  • R. Zhong

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