DCD and DBD lung transplantation optimized by ex vivo perfusion: What to do when the pump fails.J Card Surg 2020; 35(1):191-194JC
Ex vivo perfusion is a safe and feasible method of assessing and using high-risk donor organs.
We describe a case of successfully ex vivo treated and transplanted human lung allografts.
Donor human lungs were assessed using ex vivo, our trouble shooting protocol allowed safe recovery.
We successfully implanted our ex vivo treated organs.