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World J Gastroenterol. Jan 14, 2015; 21(2): 396-407
Published online Jan 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i2.396
Table 2 Advantages and disadvantages of machine perfusion preservation
Continuous nutrients and oxygen supplyLogistically complex
Continuous monitoring of organ viabilityHigh cost
Removal of metabolic waste productsNo optimized conditions
Extended preservation timeNeed for trained personnel
Better preservation of microcirculation
Potential “rescue” of suboptimal organs