Regenerative Medicine. Ex vivo repair of human donor lungs for transplantation.
Commentary : Fisher A J, Dark J H . Nat Med 26, 1015–1016 (2020). Full text at ;https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-020-0967-4 (no abstract)
Injured human donor lungs deemed unsuitable for immediate transplantation may be successfully recovered by connection into the circulation of a porcine host with perfusion and ventilation ex vivo for 24 hours.