Link-Keeping organs alive on their own

post by polymathwannabe · 2014-04-22T17:45:05.817Z · LW · GW · Legacy · 4 comments

"A new medical device is keeping hearts warm and beating during transport, something that could be a major breakthrough in transplant history."

Video (the episode contains other news as well):

http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/techknow/2014/04/heart-box-201442013591803545.html

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comment by Yosarian2 · 2014-04-23T17:42:02.082Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

The video link didn't work for me for some reason, but I was able to watch it on their youtube channel here, in case anyone else has the same issue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhWzxCmUwus

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comment by polymathwannabe · 2014-04-23T21:06:24.130Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

I have sometimes found that Vimeo behaves better in Firefox than in Chrome.

comment by shminux · 2014-04-22T21:23:22.795Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Primary source: http://transplants.ucla.edu/