How the Organ Care System works

TransMedics assembles devices for transporting and preserving hearts. The company's Organ Care System is designed to mimic the physiology of the human body, which they hope market in the United States in 2015.

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The module shown above fits inside a waist-high cart (left). The whole device is easily transportable inside a van, SUV, or plane.
SOURCE: TransMedics
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