Organ Preservation with the Organ Care System

  title={Organ Preservation with the Organ Care System},
  author={Ruhi Yeter and Michael H{\"u}bler and Miralem Pasi{\'c} and Roland Hetzer and Christoph Knosalla},
Heart transplantation presents the most efficient therapy for end stage heart disease. Until today orthotopic heart transplantation has been performed in 89,000 patients worldwide (1). With the success of heart transplantation the criteria for acceptance of donor hearts have been continuously expanded. Nevertheless, transplantation is limited by the… CONTINUE READING