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Biophotonic Therapy Decontaminates Organs Before Transplantation

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A new technique for decontaminating organs before transplantation using UV and red light irradiation has been developed by researchers at the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in partnership with the University of Toronto. The biophotonic decontamination technique, which was initially developed to decontaminate lungs with viral infections such as hepatitis C, could help prevent transmission of diseases to organ recipients and increase the number of transplants. The technique consists of two procedures performed concurrently. During perfusion — a procedure for...Read full article

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