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Advances in Lung Transplant - Better Testing, Matching, and Conditioning

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Description: Lung transplantation is a rapidly evolving field, achieving major advances every year. Dr. Jason Christie from Penn Medicine explains how both donors and recipients are receiving better care and better testing before transplant, reducing the liklihood of damaging these fragile organs. Dr. Christie also explains a novel process of "conditioning" a donated pair of lungs outside the body before they are given to the recipient.
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Posted on : 03/20/12
Added : 5 years ago
Category : General