How Innovative Technology Is Making More Donor Lungs Available for Transplant
Watch how ex vivo lung perfusion is helping make more lungs available for life-saving transplants.
Despite the fact nearly 1,500 people are on the national wait list for a lung transplant, most lungs that are donated for transplant aren’t currently used for medical reasons.
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Watch how a team led by Toshihiro Okamoto, MD, PhD, is using new technology called ex vivo lung perfusion to help make more lungs usable for life-saving transplants.