The study from Lund published in Nature Communications
According to an article published today in the scientific journal Nature Communications, the use of the heart preservation technology developed by Professor Stig Steen is a safe method of preservation of hearts. This is an important step for XVIVO as well as, since the company's heart preservation products are based on this technology. The commercial rights to the technology are owned by XVIVO.
Today the first scientific article was published which describes the results after storage during the transport of donated hearts using the method developed by Professor Stig Steen in Lund, and to which XVIVO has the commercial rights. The article was published in Nature Communications today and the article's first author is Professor Johan Nilsson. See below link for the article in full:
The study describes the results for six transplant patients, that received a donated heart after it was stored during transport using the new technology. These six patients are compared with 25 patients where the donated heart is stored during transport with traditional cold preservation. After six months, all patients (100%) transplanted with the new technology are alive and without serious complications related to heart function or rejection. The corresponding outcome in the control group of 25 patients was 72%. The results show that the method is safe and functional for clinical application.
June 12, 2020
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