Doctors use heart-lung machine to keep kidney kicking
05Feb

The procedure was performed late last year

Ordinarily, when a donated kidney is waiting to be transplanted, it’s cooled on ice. Doctors from Toronto General Hospital (part of the University Health Network, or UHN) have become the first in North America to try another technique, however. They’ve kept a deceased donor kidney alive at body temperature, using an altered heart-lung machine.

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