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Horizon Scanning Technology. Prioritising Summary. LifePort. ® kidney transporter: A portable donor kidney transporter/ perfuser. November 24 – What to do after pumping begins. 28 – Removing a kidney from LifePort Kidney Transporter; removing used Perfusion Circuit after a case. 34 – 45 . The LifePort Kidney Transporter is a revolutionary method of transporting kidneys for transplantation: it is a portable, insulated perfusion transporter with.

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No significant difference was observed between the two regions. The protective mechanisms for liver preservation associated with hypothermic machine perfusion HMP remain unclear. ALT 0 transportsr, The final problem needed to be solved was the measurement of portal inflow. The system consisted of a rat liver container for perfusion that was installed in the sterile drape of the LifePort Kidney Transporter 1.

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Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Bile was collected from the tube placed in the common bile duct at the end of HMP.

Livers were harvested from rats prior to cardiac death to avoid warm ischemia injury to livers, as described previously Data management and sample collection The flow, pressure, intrahepatic resistance IRand temperature were recorded every 3 h for a total of 6 h during HMP.

Experience with liver and kidney allografts from non-heart-beating donors. However, the pulsatile perfusion and size of the piping system is not suitable kidjey rat livers. A retrospective review of transplant data indicates that these perfused kidneys function better after transplant than statically stored kidneys. The isolated perfused rat liver: Can Transportwr Assoc J. The lack of effective integration of these equipment was the major obstacle associated with the portability of Kiddney, leading to restriction for its implementation.

In general, Lifeport stops automatically once excessive pressure occurs. Rapid assessment of islet viability with acridine orange and propidium iodide. Once the abdomen was exposed tarnsporter performing a midline incision and the liver was freed from the ligamentous attachments, the common bile duct was cannulated using an epidural guiding tube Jiangsu Changfeng Medical Industry Co.

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Outcome of liver transplantation using donors older than 60 years of age. Results indicated transpoter the levels of endothelin at 0, 3 and 6 h were 0.

Longterm results of liver transplantation from donation after circulatory death. Refining upon the benefits of machine perfusion. Determination of an adequate perfusion pressure for continuous dual vessel hypothermic machine lifsport of the rat liver.

Combined with the results of ATP test Subsequently, the hepatic artery was ligated and the portal vein was cannulated using a poly ethylene catheter outer diameter, 2. To overcome the shortage of brain-dead donors for liver transplantation, extended criteria donors ECDs have been used 1.

Abstract The protective mechanisms for liver preservation associated with hypothermic machine perfusion HMP remain unclear. Extended criteria donors in liver transplantation Part I: Therefore, an electronic scale under the liver container was installed in the present study and the change of weight per min during HMP was measured.

China Find articles by Yanfeng Wang. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Drawbacks of life lifeporh none known Research and need The product addresses the serious need for donation organs.

Therefore, the operator was required to monitor the change of pressure prior to IR stabilization, particularly at the beginning of HMP. Endothelin secreted from sinusoidal endothelial cells is capable of reflecting cellular shear stress and pressure response induced by HMP In previous studies, the HMP system for rat livers typically contained a roller pump, liver container, a bubbler to deliver air, a flowmeter to measure flow, a nylon filter to prevent the recirculation of cellular debris and blood clots, a water column to measure the perfusion pressure, and a cooling system to maintain the hypothermic condition for perfusion 1221 However, the limitation of our modification was that this prevention function of Lifeport could no longer be properly initiated.

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Similarly, histological observations indicated the general morphology of the parenchyma was preserved and sinusoidal dilatation was significantly increased in post-HMP tissues compared with pre-HMP tissues.

C Morphometric analysis suggested that post-HMP samples had a significantly increased percentage of sinusoidal dilatation compared with pre-HMP samples; although no significant aggravation of endothelial cell detachment and hepatocellular vacuolization was observed.

Fully kixney the organ with arterial flow, pressure, and pulse, Lifeport functions much like a hibernative surrogate body. Although a number of previous clinical and experimental studies have reported that HMP may attenuate IRI in organs more effectively than cold storage 110 — 12the underlying mechanisms have not been clearly identified.

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Therefore, it was concluded that HMP of rat livers resulted in complete and homogeneous perfusion at a rate of 0. Cold ischemia and physical injury due to HMP are major cellular damages that occur during the perfusion period Assessment of islet cell viability using fluorescent dyes. Effects on hepatic function in an ex vivo model. The levels of ALT at 0, 3 and 6 h were Open in a separate window. Hepatic effluent was collected from the catheter cannulated in the transpprter vena cava every 3 h of the 6-h HMP period and the levels of alanine transaminase ALT and lactate dehydrogenase LDH were analyzed.

The solubility of oxygen in trasnporter salines.