How They Keep A Heart Alive During A Transplant Is Pretty Freaky

Medical science is a wonderful thing, but it’s unfortunately not something that most of us take time to really reflect on.

When we do, though, it’s almost impossible to not take a step back and gasp in awe of what we’re capable of accomplishing with modern medicine.

For example, I bet you’ve never given much thought to how doctors keep transplant hearts “alive.” A special machine is required and sure, it’s cool when you think about it…

But seeing that machine in action? I guarantee it will take your breath away.

Warning: If you’re not so comfortable with blood, you might want to skip this video.

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If we’re able to accomplish this in 2016, just imagine the medical breakthroughs that will be happening 10 years from now…

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