UCLA performs first 'breathing lung' transplant in United States / UCLA Newsroom | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

More detail from the lung transplant program at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) which recently performed the first 'breathing lung' transplant in the United States. UCLA's lung and heart-lung transplant program is the largest lung transplantation program on the West Coast and is leading the way with researching the use of the OCS lung preservation device ...

 

Of note this story contains video footage of donor lungs being maintained within the OCS preservation machine.