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Gregory M Fahy, Bijan S Khirabadi: Method for preserving organs for transplantation by vitrification. The American National Red Cross, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, June 8, 1993: US05217860 (171 worldwide citation)

A computer-controlled apparatus and method for perfusing a biological organ, such as a heart, kidney, liver, etc. The apparatus comprises a plurality of fluid reservoirs and an organ container for holding the biological organ. A first fluid flow path is defined as a loop from the plurality of reserv ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Portable device for preserving organs by static storage or perfusion. Organ, LRT, Oliff & Berridge, December 24, 1996: US05586438 (155 worldwide citation)

An organ storage device permits both static storage and perfusion of an organ without removing the organ from an organ container. The organ storage device includes a contoured organ container. The organ container is stored and transported in an insulated temperature controlled static storage module. ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Computer controlled cryoprotectant perfusion apparatus. The American National Red Cross, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, December 5, 1995: US05472876 (153 worldwide citation)

A computer-controlled apparatus and method for perfusing a biological organ, such as a heart, kidney, liver, etc. The apparatus comprises a plurality of fluid reservoirs and an organ container for holding the biological organ. A first fluid flow path is defined as a loop from the plurality of reserv ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Cryopreservation of biological materials in a non-frozen or vitreous state. American National Red Cross, Holman & Stern, December 17, 1985: US04559298 (99 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the successful cryopreservation of biological materials including whole organs, organ sections, tissues and cells, in a non-frozen (vitreous) state, comprising cooling the biological material to be preserved under pressure in the presence of a non-toxic vitrifable protective ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Computer controlled cryoprotectant perfusion apparatus. The American National Red Cross, Oliff Berridge, January 5, 1999: US05856081 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a computer controlled apparatus for perfusing, cooling, and warming a biological organ. The apparatus includes a programmable computer, selectively addressable arterial perfusate reservoirs having inputs and outputs in a recirculating fluid flow path, a main pump ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Vessel and duct salvage device and method. LRT, Organ, Oliff & Berridge, April 21, 1998: US05741283 (38 worldwide citation)

A vessel or biological duct repair device and method includes a strap of material that is placed around the exterior surface of the vessel and drawn snugly about the vessel. The device can be used to seal an incision or rupture in a vessel, to correct an aneurysm, or to apply pressure to the exterio ...


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Gregory M Fahy, Bijan Khirabadi, Yasumitsu Okouchi, Thomas Maciag: Method of preparing organs for vitrification. The American National Red Cross, Oliff & Berridge, March 3, 1998: US05723282 (37 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the field of organ and tissue perfusion. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for preparing organs, such as the kidney and liver, for cryopreservation through the introduction of vitrifiable concentrations of cryoprotectant into them. To prepare the o ...


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Gregory M Fahy, Bijan Khirabadi, Yasumitsu Okouchi: Methods for removal of cryoprotectant from organs prior to transplantation. The American National Red Cross, Oliff & Berridge, October 13, 1998: US05821045 (32 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the field of organ and tissue perfusion. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for preparing organs, such as the kidney and liver, for cryopreservation through the introduction of vitrifiable concentrations of cryoprotectant into them. To prepare the o ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Anastomosis cuff manipulator tool. Organ, Life Resuscitation Technologies, Oliff & Berridge, January 7, 1997: US05591203 (22 worldwide citation)

A manipulator tool for grasping an anastomosis cuff has two gripping fingers with indentations. When the gripping fingers are brought together, the indentations form an aperture between the gripping fingers which is used to surround and grasp the outer surface of an anastomosis cuff. The indentation ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Anastomosis cuff. Organ, Life Resuscitation Technologies, Oliff & Berridge, December 24, 1996: US05586987 (20 worldwide citation)

An anastomosis cuff for performing a vascular anastomosis procedure includes a ridge of material that extends in the radial direction. The ridge can be easily grasped with forceps or a hemostat to immobilize the cuff during an anastomosis procedure. Alternately, the anastomosis cuff can be grasped b ...