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How To Unfreeze Cryopreserved Organs: New Technology Thaws Heart, Kidneys With Minimal Risk Of Tissue Damage - Tech Times

A groundbreaking discovery in the field of cryopreservation could soon be used to speed up the organ transplant process and potentially save millions of lives. Research reveals a new technology of bringing cryopreserved tissue back to life, which tests ...and more »

Heart tissue cryogenics breakthrough gives hope for transplant patients - The Guardian

Freezing and rewarming sections of heart tissue successfully raises hopes for doing the same for the entire organ. Photograph: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Alamy. Scientists have succeeded in cryogenically freezing and rewarming sections of heart tissue for the ...and more »

Researchers can put organs in a deep freeze. Scientists say they may have a way to bring them back - STAT

A vat containing liquid nitrogen, used to cryogenically freeze samples. Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images. Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn · Email · Doximity · Republish; Print. I. f scientists are to ever perfect the science of cryopreserving ...and more »

Reviving Frozen Organs: Nanotech May Pave the Way - Live Science

Frozen organs could be brought back to life safely one day with the aid of nanotechnology, a new study finds. The development could help make donated organs available for virtually everyone who needs them in the future, the researchers say. The number ...and more »

With Iron Nanoparticles, Cryopreserved Tissue Springs Back to Life - Discover Magazine (blog)

Every year, thousands of donated organs go to waste because they cannot be matched with recipients in the brief window of time in which they are still viable. Extending the shelf-life of organs could help alleviate this problem, potentially cutting ...and more »

Scientists Make a Crazy Breakthrough in Cryopreserving Organs - Gizmodo

Transplants aren't as easy as heading to the organ bank and using your organ card to withdraw an organ from the organ ATM. It's more like an economy where every time you needed gold, you had to wait for someone to donate or bequeath it to you. Today ...and more »

Scientists Have Made a Huge Breakthrough In Cryogenics - Futurism

Current methods for keeping organs viable for transplant only last a few hours — and half of donated hearts and lungs are thrown out each year because they don't make it to patients in time. A new technique using nanoparticles to heat the tissues at ...and more »

Organ donation breakthrough promised after new tissue warming discovery -

A groundbreaking new method of safely reviving frozen organs promises to save millions of lives by ending the donor shortage crisis, scientists have said. Researchers have discovered how to successfully rewarm heart valves and blood vessels that had ...and more »

Magnet-Powered Nanoparticle Superheaters Could Transform Organ Donation - NOVA Next

Across the U.S., 22 people die waiting for an organ transplant every day. And even when organs are available, many fail to reach a matched recipient before becoming unusable. Today, about 120,000 people are on the waitlist for an organ transplant in ...and more »

First step to help preserved organs survive the deep freeze - CTV News

WASHINGTON -- Deep-freezing donated organs might one day help improve the transplant supply but scientists must first figure out how to thaw the delicate tissue without it cracking. Now researchers are taking a first step toward that goal, using ...and more »