Artificial Organ

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Any tissue, organ, limb, or highly complex biological structure that is partially or completely synthetic in nature, and performs the tasks of the structure it is intended to replace
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The decision was supported by the Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, India (SBAOI), Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, India (STERMI) and Asia Pacific Society for Artificial Organs (APSAO).
We are not therapeutic nihilists, nor do we lack appreciation for the impressive medical, surgical, and technological progress that has been made with transplants and artificial organs over the course of the past three decades, or just in the past ten years.
For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global artificial organ and bionics market on the basis of product, technology and region:
The artificial organ uses blood stem cells to create "artificial thymic organoids," capable of producing specialized T cells that can detect a large scope of viruses yet operate similar to normal, naturally created human cells.
The artificial mechanical heart implant program at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY is featured in the artificial organ segment.
Last February Jerry was fitted with an artificial organ which required him to spend most of his day hooked up to a special machine.
Moreover, researchers say, the gelatin sponge system ultimately may prove useful as an "artificial organ" capable of secreting any of a number of proteins.
The Nagasaki University School of Medicine ethics committee has approved a plan to conduct research on an artificial liver made with human liver cells to prepare for Japan's first clinical test involving an artificial organ in the treatment of acute liver failure.
"Our artificial organ systems are aimed at offering an alternative to animal experiments.
On Boxing Day, he was placed on a double Berlin Heart, an external artificial organ, and placed on the organ donor register.
Frost & Sullivan, Mountain View, CA, an international marketing and consulting and training company, has published a report which predicts the market potential for animal and artificial organ transplants is expected to be worth more than $10 annually by the year 2005.
Scientists create first artificial organ to use in drug testing

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