Use of the University of Wisconsin solution for the preservation of cell organelle activities in rat heart and lungs.

BACKGROUND The University of Wisconsin storage solution has been successful in some model systems in extending the storage period of heart-lung grafts for transplantation. METHODS In this study an aerated preparation of rat heart and lung was stored for 24 hours at 4 degrees C in either University of Wisconsin or St. Thomas' Hospital solution. Cell… CONTINUE READING