"Transplant Communication" web site introduces information on the transplantation in Japan. Information provided here are based on the data and educational material in the series of printed newsletter "Transplant Communication " which had been issued by the Local Organizing Committee of the XVth World Congress of the Transplantation Society, which was held in Japan for the first time in 1994.
In Japan, transplantation from the brain-dead body has just begun in 1997, when the Organ Transplant Law was finally carried out. This web site aims to provide correct information with a view to popularizing the organ transplantation in Japan.
Information in this site is basically in Japanese only, but some parts are translated in English. Following is the index to the English version.
This site is produced and managed by the TCNet Editorial Board, which is organized by the representatives of the following organizations and companies: recipients organizations (Japan Transplant Recipients Organization and others); transplantation network (Japan Organ Transplant Network), PR Committee of the Japan Society for Transplantation; cooperative companies (Novartis Pharma K.K. and others) and a production company (Synergy International, Inc.).
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