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Pig Organs Offer New Hopes for Heart Transplants

man about to receive pig organs in heart transplant

For people with end-stage heart failure, getting a heart transplant can be the difference between life and death when all other treatments have failed.

Yet finding a suitable donor can often be difficult, which is why the medical community has turned to xenotransplantation – organ transplants from one species to another – for a solution.

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