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

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0153158 A1
Application Date: Jun. 7th, 2018

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. The...
Application Number:
15/857,953
International Classification:
A01N 1/02 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What we claim is:

1. 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...

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REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application is continuation of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 13/587,810, filed Aug. 16, 2012, which is a divisional of U.S. application Ser. No. 11/790,405, filed on Apr. 25, 2007, now U.S. Pat. No. 8,304,181, issued Nov. 6, 2012, entitled “Method for Ex-Vivo Organ Care and For Using Lactate as...
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