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New Swiss tech keeps livers alive outside the body, rejuvenates damaged livers for transplant

January 17, 2020

A group of surgeons, biologists and engineers from Zurich, Switzerland, have developed a new machine that can keep donor livers alive outside the body for up to a week. The new perfusion machine’s primary function is to preserve organs set for transplantation by feeding them oxygen and nutrients, but can also restore damaged livers to […]

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