Items Tagged ‘Donation after cardiac death’

February 19, 2010

Mayo Clinic Reports its First Lung Transplantation by Donation After Cardiac Death

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Lung transplantation is a well-known therapy for patients with end-stage lung disease, but, as with other patients waiting for organs for transplantation, there are more recipients waiting than donors available. A potential solution for patients with end-stage lung disease is donation after cardiac death (DCD).   Mayo Clinic reports its — and Minnesota’s — first […]

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