1 Department of Organ Fabrication, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
2 SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd., Hazukashi, Fushimi-Ku, Kyoto, Japan.
Published online 18 March, 2019.
Received 3 February 2019.
Accepted 8 February 2019.
Correspondence: Eiji Kobayashi, MD, PhD, Department of Organ Fabrication, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan. (email@example.com).
Disclosure: Eiji Kobayashi is a medical advisor for SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd. Shinji Torai reports no conflicts of interest. Thermo-barrier bags (TBB) were developed in collaboration with SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd., Kyoto, Japan.
E.K. and S.T. designed the study and contributed to the analysis, collection, and interpretation of the data. Both authors approved the final version of the article.
Ethical Approval: The pig experiments were conducted with the approval by the Research Council and Animal Care and Use Committee of Keio University (approval code: 16072-(1).
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Compendium date: April, 2019