UZH – World Premiere in Zurich: Machine keeps human livers alive for one week outside of the body

UZH – World Premiere in Zurich: Machine keeps human livers alive for one week outside of the body:

“Until now, livers could be stored safely outside the body for only a few hours. With the novel perfusion technology, livers – and even injured livers – can now be kept alive outside of the body for an entire week. This is a major breakthrough in transplantation medicine, which may increase the number of available organs for transplantation and save many lives of patients suffering from severe liver disease or a variety of cancers”

*Gamechanger?

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