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Surgical Advancements
Pages 17-17

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... Heart valve replacement is now a common procedure, and development of these artificial heart valves as well as the artificial hearts now being tested in people would not have been possible without animal research. Organ transplants and coro nary artery bypasses require that blood vessels be sewn together.

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