Transporting a beating heart for transplant – TechKnow

>>WHEN IT COMES TO HEART TRANSPLANTS, IT’S ALWAYS A RACE AGAINST TIME. WE’VE ALL SEEN IT ON TV. WHEN A DONOR HEART BECOMES AVAILABLE, MEDICAL TEAMS MUST MOVE QUICKLY. THE ORGAN IS REMOVED AND PRESERVED BY PLACING IT IN ICE. THE HEART MUST ARRIVE AT THE RECIPIENT’S HOSPITAL WITHIN SIX HOURS THAT’S BECAUSE THE ICE…