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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 495212, 7 pages
Site-Specific Immunosuppression in Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation: Prospects and Potential
1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
2Disciplina de Cirurgia Plástica, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo 04024-900, Brazil
3Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland
4Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
5Research Center for Translational Medicine, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai 200120, China
6Pittsburgh Reconstructive Transplantation Program, Department of Plastic Surgery, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Received 2 July 2012; Accepted 18 January 2013
Academic Editor: Gerald Brandacher
Copyright © 2013 Jonas T. Schnider et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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