[ExI] Whole-organ cryopreservation successful.

Bret Kulakovich bret at bonfireproductions.com
Tue Apr 29 00:58:57 UTC 2008

Not to over-simplify, obviously, but this is great news.

I believe the key word here is "All" rather than "rat"



Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Successful restoration of function of frozen and thawed isolated rat  

" After normothermic perfusion, cold cardioplegia was induced followed  
by perfusion with a cryoprotecting agent. Hearts were than frozen to – 
8°C (45 ± 8 minutes), thawed, and reperfused (60 minutes).

Results: All frozen and thawed hearts regained normal electric  
activity. "
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