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Long-Term Outcomes of Lung Transplant With Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Chandima Divithotawela; Marcelo Cypel; Tereza Martinu; Lianne G. Singer; Matthew Binnie; Chung-Wai Chow; Cecilia Chaparro; Thomas K. Waddell; Marc de Perrot; Andrew Pierre; Kazuhiro Yasufuku; Jonathan C. Yeung; Laura Donahoe; Shaf Keshavjee; Jussi M. Tikkanen

Ex vivo lung perfusion was used in 25% of transplanted lungs in the Toronto program since 2008. This resulted in an increase in the number of transplanted patients without any degradation of long-term outcomes, including survival and freedom from chronic dysfunction.

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