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What is ex vivo transplantation?

NewYork-Presbyterian transplant surgeons have successfully performed ex-vivo transplantation in which surgeons removed five or more organs from patients with deeply embedded abdominal tumors, and then reimplanted the patient's own organs after excising the tumor.

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