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5.4 Surgery

Development of surgical, obstetric and dental interventions including

  • histocompatability, transfusions, transplantations including xenograft studies and bone marrow transplants
  • mechanisms of recovery, tolerance, rejection and side effects including infection
  • testing in in vitro and in vivo model systems

Includes obstetrics and dental research and tissue grafts, whole organ or bone marrow transplants.

Includes all aspects of research related to development of surgery and surgical procedures.

Includes studies on understanding transplant tolerance and rejection.

Includes invasive mechanical procedures.

Excludes cell grafts, cell transplants and cell therapies which will involve transplantation but should only be coded as 5.2 Gene therapy.