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FDA Approval of Lung Transplant Device

Monday, March 24, 2014

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C Phend

On March 20, 2014, a panel of the FDA gave unanimous approval for use of an ex-vivo perfusion system for improving the quality of explanted lungs prior to transplantation.  If this recommendation is followed by the FDA, such devices could be used clinically under IRB protocols.

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