Liver transplantation becomes a 9-to-5 operation thanks to perfusion machine

Since early 2023, it has become standard practice at Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen (UMCG) to perform virtually all hour-long liver transplants during daytime. This is possible because donor livers can be preserved for a much longer time in a special perfusion machine at the UMCG, without compromising donor liver quality.

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