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The Option of Organ Farming

At some point in the foreseeable future, it will become possible to grow functional replacement organs and large tissue patches from a patient skin sample in bioreactors. This capability will replace the present insufficient and unreliable donor sources of organs for transplantation. The cost and logistics will be much less onerous, especially if tissue engineering is paired with reversible vitrification, allowing replacement organs to be generated and then kept in storage until needed.
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