• On 11th May, 2024, Richard “Rick” Slayman, the first recipient of a pig kidney transplant, died two months post-surgery, sparking discussions on xenotransplantation's future.
  • Xenotransplantation involves using animal cells and organs to treat humans, addressing the gap between organ demand and supply.
  • The procedures entail genetic modifications to animal organs to prevent rejection by the human body.
  • Pigs are commonly used due to anatomical similarities, widespread breeding, and adaptability of organ sizes to human ....
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