We previously highlighted the brilliant biomedical imagery of ex vivo lung perfusion (1) – circulating fluid through damaged lungs to stabilize them for subsequent use in a transplant. The main limitation of this earlier iteration was the approximate six-hour use of the apparatus, but a group of researchers from Columbia University have boosted that exponentially to 36-hour support of lungs.
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