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UK Device Keeps Liver "Alive" Outside of Human Body, Oxford University Study


3/20/2013 8:01:36 AM

A donated human liver has been kept alive, warm and functioning outside a human being on a newly-developed machine and then successfully transplanted into patients in a medical world first. A British team of doctors, engineers and surgeons announcing the achievement on Friday said it could be common practice in hospitals across the developed world within a few years, up to doubling the number of livers available for transplant.

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