FAQ's / After removal of organs, how long can we wait?
After removal of organs in good condition from "beating-heart donors or brain death donors, the time with in which organs have to be transplanted depending on the quality of harvesting, state of organs, preservation and transport are as follows.
Heart and lungs last 4 -6 hours.
Liver lasts for 12-20 hours.
Pancreas lasts for 12-24 and
Kidneys last for 48-72 hours.