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New technology can keep a damaged donor liver alive for days - is this a game-changer for organ transplants?

Many organ transplants have taken place worldwide, however there are people waiting for a suitable organ. Image: Unsplash/v2osk

Stefan Ellerbeck

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A chart showing the estimated number of worldwide liver transplants in 2020, by region
Estimated number of liver transplants in 2020, by region. Image: Statista

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An infographic showing how the perfusion machine keeps the donor liver alive outside of the body.
The perfusion machine keeps the donor liver alive outside of the body. Image: University Hospital Zurich

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