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Submission + - Device Keeps Liver Alive Outside Body For 24 Hours->

kkleiner writes: A new device will keep a liver alive outside of the human body for up to 24 hours. Developed at Oxford, the OrganOx circulates oxygenated red bloods cells and nutrients through the liver while maintaining the proper temperature. Doctors estimate that this new technique could double the number of livers available, saving the lives of thousands who die every year awaiting transplant.
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Device Keeps Liver Alive Outside Body For 24 Hours

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