Topics: Organ transplant, Transplantation medicine, Immune system Pages: 2 (814 words) Published: March 12, 2013
Steven Howard

What organs and tissues have successfully been ransplanted since 1950? 1954: First successful kidney transplant by Joseph Murray (Boston, U.S.A.) 1966: First successful pancreas transplant by Richard Lillehei and William Kelly (Minnesota, U.S.A.) 1967: First successful liver transplant by Thomas Starzl (Denver, U.S.A.) 1967: First successful heart transplant by Christiaan Barnard (Cape Town, South Africa) 1970: First successful monkey head transplant by Robert White (Cleveland, U.S.A.) 1981: First successful heart/lung transplant by Bruce Reitz (Stanford, U.S.A.) 1983: First successful lung lobe transplant by Joel Cooper (Toronto, Canada) 1986: First successful double-lung transplant (Ann Harrison) by Joel Cooper (Toronto, Canada) 1987: First successful whole lung transplant by Joel Cooper (St. Louis, U.S.A.) 1995: First successful laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy by Lloyd Ratner and Louis Kavoussi (Baltimore, U.S.A.) 1998: First successful live-donor partial pancreas transplant by David Sutherland (Minnesota, U.S.A.) 1998: First successful hand transplant (France) 2005: First successful partial face transplant (France) 2006: First successful penis transplant (China) http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_organs_and_tissues_have_been_succesfully_transplanted_sin ce_1950

Kidney and liver are the most commonly transplanted organs. Other organs that are also more often transplanted include the heart, lungs, pancreas and small bowel. Tissues such as tendons, cartilage and heart valves are also transplanted. http://uk.ask.com/question/what-two-organs-are-most-commonly-transplanted Autograft means that a tissue is taken from one part of the body and transferred to another part of the body of the same person.

Allograft is a Graft of a piece of tissue or organ from one individual to another of the same species.

Xenotransplantation is the transplant of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another such as from pigs to humans. Such...
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