This years key sessions were recorded and live broadcasted to ensure maximum coverage among interested professionals. One key take-away: “Oxygenated perfusion is going to help tremendously!”
The University of Cambridge presented two cases of pre-implant Normothermic perfusion of donor livers. The group of Prof. Chris Watson at Cambridge University Hospital uses a Liver Assist to recondition and evaluate the quality of donor livers.
Transplant International has published a special issue about Organ Perfusion. The issue of June 2015 is all about perfusion of all different types of organs. Off course some devices of Organ Assist play a role in the publication.
Researchers at Massachusets General Hospital have published a video publication about the use of a Liver Assist device for subnormothermic perfusion of donor livers.
A Kidney Assist of Organ Assist played a role in an episode on National TV in The Netherlands in the scientific program "De Kennis Van Nu" (NPO2)
Organ Assist has welcomed two new employees: Mark Slotemaker and Emma Offringa.
From now on, the UMC Groningen Transplant Center will store and optimize donor organs in a specially equipped organ perfusion chamber before transplant. The donor organs are stored in Organ Assist perfusion machines and continually rinsed with oxygen
The University of Pittsburgh and the UPMC have published their recent research with the Liver Assist. Dr. Paulo Fontes has perfused livers at subnormothermia with an artifical oxygen carrier solution.
The COPE trial has included the first kidneys.
On Tuesday November 25th the third Expert Meeting on Liver perfusion was organized in Groningen, The Netherlands. The meeting was hosted by the Groningen Transplant center of the University Medical Center Groningen, and sponsored by Bridge to Life an
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