The first lung transplant has been performed in the United States where the TransMedics organ preservation device was utilised.  The procedure occurred at the University of California Los Angeles and has been termed a 'breathing lung' transplant  due to the manner in which organ preservation is achieved.

 

Further specific information can be sourced via

http://www.medlatest.com/2012/11/28/ucla-performs-breathing-lung-transplant-united-states/