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bioartificial organs

[‚bī·ō‚ard·ə¦fish·əl ′ȯr·gənz]
(medicine)
Devices, used for both short-term and long-term organ replacement, that are designed and manufactured for membrane biocompatibility, diffusion limitations, device retrieval in the event of failure, and mechanical stability.
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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:
Growing artificial organs might help solve the transplantation shortage, but one major hurdle still exists: it is difficult to get blood vessels to grow all the way through a large organ.
Given the need for organs and the shortage of donors, scientists are looking at every option to help bridge the gap - including stem cell research and artificial organs.
However, experiments using those artificial organs were considered dangerous because viruses from pigs could be contracted by patients.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global artificial organ market to grow at a CAGR of 7.
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A spokesman for the British Heart Foundation said while any advances in the development of an artificial organ were welcome, breakthrough claims should be viewed with "extreme caution".
Scientists at City University in London said the artificial organ should be able to help patients achieve better blood sugar (glucose) control and have fewer episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, than is possible with insulin pumps.
The beagles' recovery of bladder control was a pleasant surprise for Atala, who had expected that any dog receiving the artificial organ would need a catheter to drain away urine buildup.
Scientists create first artificial organ to use in drug testing
An in-depth report on artificial organ implants featuring the mechanical heart implant program at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY, headlines the Winter 2002 edition of Transplant Video Journal.
An artificial organ is a man-made device, which is integrated or implanted into the patient, to replace an original diseased organ and restore its specific function.
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