COPE European Trial

Surgeons Professor Darius Mirza and Mr Thamara Perera and team, celebrating the 200th liver in the trial

Surgeons Professor Darius Mirza and Mr Thamara Perera and team, celebrating the 200th liver in the trial

Recruitment to this large scale multi centre randomised controlled trial is now complete.  220 livers were randomised to the trial, and were selected to either be stored cold after procurement, or placed on the OrganOx metra device for transportation to the recipient hospital.  Participating sites in this trial were:

  • Barcelona, Fundació Clinic per a la Recerca Biomedica
  • Belgium, University Hospitals, Leuven
  • Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital
  • Germany, Universitätsklinikum Essen
  • London, King’s College Hospital
  • London, Royal Free Hospital, London

OrganOx are extremely grateful to the COPE team, and all of the participating centres for reaching the recruitment target ahead of schedule.  Data from this trial are highly anticipated, and are currently being analysed.

Further information on COPE can be found here:
Consortium for Organ Preservation in Europe

 

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