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Regulatory Insights of the Recent Xenotransplantation of a Pig Heart

The second recipient of a genetically modified pig heart transplant passed away on October 30, 2023, survived for almost six weeks post-transplant. In comparison, the first patient who underwent a similar procedure lived for two months after the xenotransplant in 2022.

The utilization of genetically modified animal organs, engineered to be less foreign to human recipients, serves as a strategy to alleviate the organ shortage.

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