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Ana    Posted 01-14-2004 at 14:20:32       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Pig-to-Human Organ Transplant Trials Recommended in Australia
Pacific Rim Bureau ( - Citing a shortage of organ donations, a government body in Australia has recommended clinical trials be carried out in transplanting tissue, and eventually whole organs, from pigs to humans. Full story:\ForeignBureaus\archive\200401\FOR20040114a.html

Gary, Mt. Hermon. La    Posted 01-15-2004 at 05:35:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
Cool Now maybe I can make back some of my feed expenses selling organ parts from my slaughter hogs.

Steve from Tn    Posted 01-14-2004 at 18:24:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
They have been using pig heart valves in humans for many years. I have an 81 yr. old friend who has one. The Late and great American, Lewis Grizzard, had a pig valve in his heart.

Don in Tallahassee    Posted 01-14-2004 at 15:59:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
As a person who has had two kidney transplants, I say if it works more power to them.
Bt the way have you signed your Donor card. If not you have no reason to post a negitive post like this.

cowlady    Posted 01-14-2004 at 14:39:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
...watermelon rinds and mud holes!

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