Data retrieved in December 2014

  • Cypel M, Aigner C, Sage E, et al. Three center experience with clinical normothermic Ex Vivo lung perfusion. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2013;32:S16
  • Boffini M, Ricci D, Barbero C, et al. Ex vivo lung perfusion increases the pool of lung grafts: analysis of its potential and real impact on a lungtransplant program. Transplant Proc 2013;45:2624-6
  • Andreasson A, Karamanou DM, Perry JD, et al. The effect of ex vivo lung perfusion on microbial load in human donor lungs. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014
  • Sanchez PG, Davis RD, D’Ovidio F, et al. Normothermic ex vivo. lung perfusion as an assessment of marginal donor lungs – the NOVEL lung trial. J Heart Lung Transplant 2013;32:S16-7
  • Sanchez PG, Davis RD, D’Ovidio F, et al. The NOVEL Lung Trial One-Year Outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant 2014;33:S71-S2
    Sage E, Mussot S, Trebbia G et al, Lung transplantation from initially rejected donors after ex vivo lung reconditioning: the French experience. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov;46(5):794-9
  • Tikkanen JM, Cypel M, Machuca TN, et al, Functional outcomes and quality of life after normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Oct 24. pii: S1053-2498(14)01416-8

Data retrieved from literature review between June 2010 – July 2013

  • Valenza F, Rosso L, Gatti S et al. Extracorporeal lung perfusion and ventilation to improve donor lung function and increase the number of organs available for transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2012;44:1826-1829
  • Wallinder A, Ricksten SE, Silverborn M et al. Early results in transplantation of initially rejected donor lungs after ex vivo lung perfusion: a case-control study. . Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 May 10 [Epub ahead of print] -This paper updates the series presented in 2012 below (Wallinder 2012).
  • Wallinder A, Ricksten SE, Hansson C et al. Transplantation of initially rejected donor lungs after ex vivo lung perfusion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;144:1222-1228
  • Lindstedt S, Hlebowicz J, Koul B et al. Comparative outcome of double lung transplantation using conventional donor lungs and non-acceptable donor lungs reconditioned ex vivo. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011;12:162-165
  • Lindstedt S, Eyjolfson A, Koul B et al. How to recondition ex vivo initially rejected donor lungs for clinical transplantation: clinical experience from Lund University Hospital. J Transplant. 2011:754383. doi: 10.1155/2011/754383. Epub 2011 Aug 24.
  • Aigner C, Slama A, Hötzenecker K et al. Clinical ex vivo lung perfusion – pushing the limits. Am J Transplant. 2012;12:1839-1847
  • Zych B, Popov AF, Stavri G et al. Early outcomes of bilateral sequential single lung transplantation after ex-vivo lung evaluation and reconditioning. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012;31:274-281
  • Cypel M, Yeung JC, Machuca T, et al. Experience with the first 50 ex vivo lung perfusions in clinical transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;144:1200-1206
  • Wigfield CH, Cypel M, Yeung J et al. Successful emergent lung transplantation after remote ex vivo perfusion optimization and transportation of donor lungs. Am J Transplant. 2012 Oct;12(10):2838-44.
  • Sanchez PG, D’Ovidio F Ex-vivo lung perfusion. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2012 Oct;17(5):490-5

Data retrieved from literature review between June 2008 – June 2010

  • Cypel M et al.; Technique for prolonged normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion in J Heart Lung Transplant 2008;27:1319-1325
  • Cypel M et al.; Functional repair of human donor lungs by IL-10 gene therapy. Science Translation Medicine 2009;1:1-9
  • Cypel M et al.; Normothermic ex vivo perfusion prevents lung injury compared to extended cold preservation for transplantation in Am J Transplant 2009;9:1-8
  • Helwick C.; Ex vivo lung perfusion renders previously unacceptable lungs usable in Medscape Medical News, April 2010
  • Ingemansson R et al.; Clinical transplantation of initially rejected donor lungs after reconditioning ex vivo in Ann Thorac Surg 2009;87:255-260
  • Pego-Fernandes P M et al.; Ex vivo lung perfusion: initial Brazilian experience in J Bras Pneumol 2009;35:1107-1112
  • Yeung J C et al.; Update on donor assessment, resuscitation, and acceptance criteria, including novel techniques – non-heart-beating donor lung retrieval and ex vivo donor lung perfusion in Thorac Surg Clin 2009;19:261-274
  • Zych B et al.; Ex vivo lung perfusion – A way to salvage lungs for transplantation? In Br J Transpl 2010;4:10-16

Data retrieved from literature review before June 2008

  • Steen S, Sjöberg T, Pierre L, Liao Q, Eriksson L, Algotsson L. Transplantation of lungs from a non-heart-beating donor. Lancet. 2001 Mar 17;357:825-829
  • Wierup P, Haraldsson A, Nilsson F, Pierre L, Scherstén H, Silverborn M, Sjöberg T, Westfeldt U, Steen S. Ex vivo evaluation of nonacceptable donor lungs. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;81:460-466
  • Steen S, Ingemansson R, Eriksson L, Pierre L, Algotsson L, Wierup P, Liao Q, Eyjolfsson A, Gustafsson R, Sjöberg T. First human transplantation of a nonacceptable donor lung after reconditioning ex vivo. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83:2191-2194