Doctors Try Controversial Technique To Reduce Transplant Organ Shortage


  1. Normothermic regional perfusion, a technique that restores blood flow to organs after cardiac death, is being adopted by many U.S. organ procurement organizations.
  2. Supporters claim it boosts the supply of viable organs and enhances transplant success rates.
  3. Critics raise ethical concerns, suggesting the method may blur the definition of death.

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