Intestinal Transplantation in the Murine Model

  • D. Quan
  • Z. Zhang
  • A. Jevnikar
  • R. Zhong
  • D. Grant


Transplantation of the intestine (IT) may eventually become the definitive treatment for patients with the short gut syndrome [1]. In contrast to the clinical success of kidney, liver, and heart transplantation, IT remains an experimental procedure. Rejection, graft-versus-host disease, sepsis, and lymphoproliferative disorders continue to plague IT despite reports of increasing clinical experience [2]. It is clear that further research is required before IT can become a more widely available treatment option.


Liver Abscess Technical Success Rate Warm Ischemia Time Intestinal Transplantation Small Bowel Transplantation 
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  • D. Quan
  • Z. Zhang
  • A. Jevnikar
  • R. Zhong
  • D. Grant

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