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Mezrich, Joshua D.

Summary: A transplant surgeon discusses the pioneers, science, and ethical challenges of organ transplantation as well as the ways that organ transplants have revolutionized medical care, and offers illuminating stories of his own patients.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEZRICH, JOSHUA D MEZ

Craddock, P. T. (Paul T.)

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Summary: "We think of transplant surgery as one of the medical wonders of the modern world but it's a lot older than you think. As ancient as the pyramids, its history is even more surprising. Cultural historian Paul Craddock takes us on a journey - from sixteenth-century skin grafting to contemporary stem cell transplants - uncovering stories of experiments and operations performed by unexpected people...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Mickle, Shelley Fraser

Summary: Against a global backdrop of wartime suffering and postwar hope, Borrowing Life gathers the personal histories of the men and women behind the team that enabled and performed the modern medical miracle of the world's first successful organ transplant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.4 MIC

Schillace, Brandy

Summary: "The mesmerizing biography of a brilliant and eccentric surgeon and his quest to transplant the human soul. In the early days of the Cold War, a spirit of desperate scientific rivalry birthed a different kind of space race: not the race to outer space that we all know, but a race to master the inner space of the human body. While surgeons on either side of the Iron Curtain competed to become...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, ROBERT JOSEPH SCH

Summary: "In the not-so-distant future, a worldwide epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GENECO, a biotech company that offer organ transplants-- for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession-- and hunted by the Repo man!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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