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Donor Lungs Kept Alive Outside Body, Toronto General Hospital Reveals



4/14/2011 11:55:21 AM

WEDNESDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- Using a technique that looks like it could have been pulled from a science fiction thriller, transplant surgeons can now keep lungs alive outside of the body, giving them time to heal and allowing surgeons to better assess the health of the lungs before transplant.

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