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New Device Keeps Livers Alive, Could Double Number Of Successful Transplants
2013-03-17 08:17:57

A new machine developed by a team of UK engineers and medical professionals allows a donated human liver to be kept alive and functional at room temperature.

Donor Kidney With Rabies Kills Recipient
2013-03-15 22:26:04

The CDC announced today a Maryland man who recently died of rabies contracted the disease when he received an infected transplanted kidney a year and a half ago.

2013-03-09 23:00:49

The goal of the "Cornea Preservation Time Study" is to guarantee donor supply meets future demand by widening the cornea transplant window. Sarasota,


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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