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Massachusetts General Hospital

Machine Perfusion to Preserve Rat Liver

Caption: In a system developed at the Mass. General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine, perfusion of a rat liver with preservative solutions before and after supercooling helped enable successful transplantation after up to four days.

Credit: MGH Photography Department

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