Belzer Folkert O, Truman Chester W: Method and apparatus for preserving human organs extracorporeally. The Regents of the University of California, January 4, 1972: US3632473 (61 worldwide citation)

A human organ is stored, between removal from one body and implantation in another, in an apparatus mounted on a wheeled cart. The apparatus has a pulsatile pump for pumping plasma, a heat exchanger connected to the outlet of the pump for cooling the plasma to about 4.degree. to 8.degree. C., and a ...