Addition of Dialysis to Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Maintains Homeostasis and Stability of Donor Lungs: A Pilot Study

Ex-vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) maintains marginal donor lungs at body temperature with ventilation and circulating perfusate, allowing for functional assessment prior to transplantation. Prolonged EVLP would allow for advanced time-dependent therapies for donor lung repair and reconditioning. We hypothesized that the addition of a dialysis machine to the EVLP circuit would maintain homeostasis of the donor lung and prolong EVLP duration.
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: (343) Source Type: research

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