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University of Michigan Device Keeps Transplant Hearts Beating While in Transit [Video]
University of Michigan Device Keeps Transplant Hearts Beating While in Transit [Video]
Despite advances in organ transplantation, the way donor hearts are moved from hospital to hospital remains low-tech: stored on ice and carried in a store-bought cooler. The University of Michigan Health System is testing a new high-tech heart box that circulates blood from the donor to the heart so that it continues throbbing while in transit.

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