Organ Preservation Times

 

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Kidney

Liver

Heart

Heart-Lung

Lung

Pancreas

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Up to 36 hours

Up to 24 hours

4-6 hours

6-8 hours

6 hours

Up to 24 hours

These times are guidelines. Each transplant center establishes its own policy/practice for how long they are willing to wait before transplanting recovered organs.