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Are we getting to the point of manufacturing organs for transplant?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

We are not there yet.
There are many immunological and ethical issues still to overcome.

In brief: No

We are not there yet.
There are many immunological and ethical issues still to overcome.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Not Quite

It is probably a generation away, but these kind of advances can come fast.
There are attempts with stem cells to grow some specific organs, and some attempts to de-cellularize organs and replace them with the recipients own cells. There are also ongoing projects to manufacture micro kidneys that purify the blood.

In brief: Not Quite

It is probably a generation away, but these kind of advances can come fast.
There are attempts with stem cells to grow some specific organs, and some attempts to de-cellularize organs and replace them with the recipients own cells. There are also ongoing projects to manufacture micro kidneys that purify the blood.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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