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Bone Marrow With Heart And Lung Transplants Reduces Rejection Of Transplanted Organs, Reports University Of Pittsburgh

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April 29, 1999
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Organ rejection occurs less often and is less severe in heart and lung transplant patients who receive infusions of bone marrow from the same donor, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) reported recently at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 1999 -- Organ rejection occurs less often and is less severe in heart and lung transplant patients who receive infusions of bone marrow from the same donor, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) reported today at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting.


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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (1999, April 29). Bone Marrow With Heart And Lung Transplants Reduces Rejection Of Transplanted Organs, Reports University Of Pittsburgh. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/04/990429054417.htm
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