US Patent No: 7,316,922

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Method for preserving organs for transplant

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Methods and apparatus for preserving tissue such as harvested organs for transplant are described. A preferred method includes delivering to a harvested organ an effective amount of electromagnetic energy, the electromagnetic energy having a wavelength in the visible to near-infrared wavelength range, wherein delivering the effective amount of electromagnetic energy includes selecting a predetermined power density (mW/cm.sup.2) of electromagnetic energy to deliver to the organ while in hypothermic or normothermic storage. A preferred apparatus includes a container having a cooling chamber to receive the harvested organ and at least one light source mounted on the container to illuminate the interior cooling chamber, said light source emiting light which produces a biostimulative effect on tissue placed in the cooling chamber thereby preventing or retarding damage to the tissue during storage or transport.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PHOTOTHERA IP HOLDINGS, INC.BURLINGAME, CA15
PTHERA, LLCNEWARK, DE14

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Streeter, Jackson Reno, NV 43 740

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