Doctors At Duke University Have For The First Time In The US Transplanted A Reanimated Adult Heart. The Heart Is Perfused With Cold Solution And Removed. The Circulatory Dead Heart Is Placed In TransMedics Organ Care System Where It’s Revived. The Procedure Has Been Performed In The UK And Australia, And In Pediatric Donation In The US.
Doctors at Duke University Medical Center performed the first donation after circulatory death heart transplant on an adult in the United States on December 1.