University of Wisconsin solution


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University of Wisconsin solution

a normokalemic, intracellular colloid injected into vital organs during harvesting to preserve function before transplantation.
Synonym(s): UW

University of Wisconsin solution

a preservation solution used to flush organs before cold storage and before transplantation to prevent cold-induced cell injury.
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When PFC is added to the University of Wisconsin solution or another solution--the "two-layer method"--it is necessary to oxygenate the PFC just before pancreas preservation, ensure adequate oxygenation of PFC just before storage, and ensure sufficient attachment of PFC to the pancreata.
Sawada et al demonstrated that a small amount of University of Wisconsin solution perfused into the pancreatic duct significantly improved the results of islet isolation in a rodent model (31), and a European group introduced the method in humans (32).
Islet isolation and transplantation outcomes of pancreas preserved with University of Wisconsin solution versus two-layer method using preoxygenated perfluorocarbon.
Improved islet yield and function with ductal injection of University of Wisconsin solution before pancreas preservation.
The Eurocollin's solution caused more depolarization and the University of Wisconsin solution caused the most depolarization.
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