Items Tagged ‘ex vivo lung perfusion system’

October 19, 2022

Beating the odds for a transplant

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

When the phone rang in the middle of a Sunday night news program, and the caller ID flashed Mayo Clinic, Dennis Pinkerton and his wife, Rhonda, knew it was a pivotal moment. The doctor on the line delivered news he thought he’d never hear. A pair of donor lungs — kept alive and breathing on […]

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Tags: #double lung transplant, #Dr. Ian Makey, #Dr. Jorge Mallea, #lung perfusion, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, Dennis Pinkerton, ex vivo lung perfusion system

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