organ preservation

New Tech Doubles Transplant Hearts' Viability Time

Posted in Medicine on 6th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

With the new heart in a box, developed by Transmedics, heart transplant success rates may climb substantially.

Progress in the quest to preserve organs for transplant

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Cryopreservation is tough; When ice crystals form, they damage cells and tissues, making an organ impossible to transplant.