In a first, Okayama hospital combines healthy parts of donor’s lungs to make one for transplant – The Japan Times

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The Japan Times
In a first, Okayama hospital combines healthy parts of donor’s lungs to make one for transplant
The Japan Times
OKAYAMA – In a world first, Okayama University Hospital has succeeded in combining parts of a brain-dead donor’s lungs to make one lung and transplanted it into a woman in her 50s. The lower parts of both of the female donor’s lungs were damaged, …

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/07/03/national/science-health/first-okayama-hospital-combines-healthy-parts-donors-lungs-make-one-successful-transplant/

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