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  • patients
  • Respiratory failure requiring orotracheal intubation (OTI) and mechanical ventilation (MV) is almost always a fatal complication in patients who undergo hematopoietic progenitor transplantation (HPT). (ebscohost.com)
  • pancreatic
  • 5,6 The discovery and extraction of insulin and its clinical application in the successful control of diabetes 7 for a time lessened interest in pancreatic transplantation. (springer.com)
  • As with other organs, immunological barriers complicated studies on the feasibility of pancreatic transplantation. (springer.com)
  • GvHD
  • Second, a thymus transplantation can cause a non-donor T cell-related GVHD because the recipients thymocytes would use the donor thymus cells as models when going through the negative selection to recognize self-antigens, and could therefore still mistake own structures in the rest of the body for being non-self. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lung
  • Lung transplantation has been provided at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since 1988, when the Center was the first of its kind in the western United States. (cedars-sinai.edu)