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Take heart: a revolution in organ transplantation – video

For decades, it was assumed that an organ from a donor with a different ABO blood type from the recipient would be rejected. Today, we know that infants can accept ABO-incompatible heart transplants, potentially reducing the organ donor shortage and death rates on waiting lists. Professor Lori West from the University of Alberta, Canada, talks to Paul Corris about this revolution in our understanding ABO incompatibility. Watch her lecture on the subject for Transplant TV

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