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Organ Preservation

"Organ Preservation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The process by which organs are kept viable outside of the organism from which they were removed (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Organ Preservation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Organ Preservation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 141 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2014 and 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.