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TransMedics advances perfusion device with US trials, successful procedures

Five US clinical trials are being sponsored by TransMedics for its Organ Care System, an ex vivo warm perfusion device, while over 815 successful human organ transplants using the device have already been recorded in other countries. The system, which is being considered by the FDA for use in lung transplants, perfuses warm, oxygenated blood into donor organs, including heart, lungs, liver and kidneys, and monitors the health of organs up to the time of transplantation.

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