Nature medicine | 30 Jun 2014
TA Berendsen, BG Bruinsma, CF Puts, N Saeidi, OB Usta, BE Uygun, ML Izamis, M Toner, ML Yarmush and K Uygun
The realization of long-term human organ preservation will have groundbreaking effects on the current practice of transplantation. Herein we present a new technique based on subzero nonfreezing preservation and extracorporeal machine perfusion that allows transplantation of rat livers preserved for up to four days, thereby tripling the viable preservation duration.
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