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First patient in the European Heart Preservation study transplanted

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The first patient in XVIVOs European Heart preservation study was transplanted during the month of November. The patent protected Heart Preservation device, developed by Professor Stig Steen and commercialized by XVIVO, uses a novel technique for preservation of the donor heart during transport. Nine European transplant centers will include a total of 202 patients in the trial that forms the basis of a European regulatory approval application and will investigate if the new technology can improve patient outcome and reduce complications after heart transplantation.

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