Inducing Hibernation in Mice May Protect Organs During Heart Surgery – CNET – ApparelGeek

Researchers led by Hidetoshi Masumoto and Genshiro Sunagawa from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan have developed a new method of protecting organs during heart and aortic surgeries when blood flow needs to be blocked. Rather than relying on cold temperatures to induce hypometabolism and reduce oxygen demand, the technique works …

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