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The system, previously used to return circulation to severed pigs’ brains, can now restore some functions of cells across other vital organs

The system, previously used to return circulation to severed pigs’ brains, can now restore some functions of cells across other vital organs

They then tested OrganEx’s efficacy by comparing pigs treated with it with pigs hooked up to a more traditional machine that hospitals use to save the lives of patients with severe heart and lung conditions by restoring their circulation, a process called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). The organs treated with the OrganEx were found to […]