Transplant News stories from September, 2014

New Box Improves Lung Preservation for Transplant

By Margot Kim-abc30

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Each year around 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the U.S. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice. Now there’s a better way to preserve these organs. Fernando Padilla was the first lung transplant recipient to have his lungs stored and preserved

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