SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EX-VIVO ORGAN CARE AND FOR USING LACTATE AS AN INDICATION OF DONOR ORGAN STATUS

EPO Patent Application EP 3251/505 A1
Application Date: Dec. 6th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The invention provides, in various embodiments, systems, devices and methods relating to ex-vivo organ care. In certain embodiments, the invention relates to maintaining an organ ex- vivo at near-physiologic conditions....
Assignee(s):
Inventor(s):
HASSANEIN, Waleed
KHAYAL, Tamer
ELBETANONY, Ahmed
LEZBERG, Paul
CECERE, Giovanni
SOUSA, Dennis
HANSEN, Elizabeth
Application Number:
17172411.5
International Classification:
A01N 1/02 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

An organ care system for perfusing a heart comprising: a module including a chassis,an organ chamber assembly mounted to the chassis for containing the heart during perfusion and including a fluid conduit with a first interface for connecting to an aorta of the heart and a second interface for connecting to...

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REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application is a continuation-in-part of currently pending U.S. Patent Application No. 11/246,902 entitled Systems and Methods for Ex-Vivo Organ Care, filed October 7, 2005, which claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/616,835, filed on October 7, 2004; U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/694,971, filed...
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