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Watch These Lungs ‘Breathe’ Outside the Body
July 5, 2017

[caption id="attachment_305" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr. Laubach[/caption] Here you can see pig lungs being ventilated on a device called "ex vivo lung perfusion." EVLP, as it's commonly known, is used to assess human lungs prior to transplant. We're lucky to be one of the places in the country that can offer…