Normothermic Perfusion System Extends Life of Organs Waiting for Transplant

May 16, 2024


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<5 mins
Presented by Health Lab

In the United States, about 30-40% of donor hearts aren’t considered for transplant due to inadequate function in the donor. A team at University of Michigan Health has spent the past eight years looking at better ways to transport organs for donation, specifically hearts, to improve the number of organs that can be used for transplants.

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