A Major Scientific Breakthrough In Organ Donation

June 30, 2014 8:24 AM

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A Major Scientific Breakthrough In Organ Donation

Scientists at Harvard Medical School found out a solution to overcome the problem of organ donation availability. They have discovered a new technique of ‘supercooling’ a rat liver, allowing it to be transplanted four days after being harvested from a donor in a breakthrough which could globalise transplantation.

All the rats who had ‘supercooled’ livers which has been stored for three days survived for at least three months.

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