[LMB] NYTimes.com: In a First, Surgeons Attached a Pig Kidney to a Human — and It Worked

Jelbelser jelbelser at comcast.net
Fri Oct 22 00:44:58 BST 2021


> As to the headline, I suppose there may be religious barriers for some to accept an organ from a pig. However, the recipient might be easier to teach to sing without annoyance!
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> A. Marina Fournier

I once asked this of a very observant Jewish man, who said that it would be perfectly OK, as the patient isn’t eating the organ, and it would be life-saving, which trunps dietary laws anyway.

Janet in TN




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