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  2. Apr 5, 2024
Prolonging Human Organ Preservation Could Reform Current Transplantation Practices

In a first-in-human clinical trial, researchers demonstrate the safety and feasibility of using a technique called dual hypothermic oxygenated machine perfusion (DHOPE) for prolonging donated human organ preservation for up to 20 hours, allowing for liver transplantation during daytime hours and representing a radical advancement in liver transplant procedures.