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Quest For Safer Immunosuppression
Two apparently non-toxic techniques have substantially increased renal graft survivals in preliminary animal experiments by Miami investigators.Both laboratory systems seem "encouraging and provocative" leads in the search for safer immunosuppressive measures, Bernard S. Linn, MD, told JAMAMedical News.Investigations thus far have shown:
Prolonged pig-to-dog xenografts by suppression of a component of complement, and
enhanced dog-to-dog allograft survival using aminocaproic acid and prednisolone.
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