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Method of Isolated Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion in a Rat Model
 

Method of Isolated Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion in a Rat Model: Lessons Learned from Developing a Rat EVLP Program

Article doi: 10.3791/52309
February 25th, 2015 Usage Statistics

Summary February 25th, 2015

Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) has allowed lung transplantation in humans to become more readily available by enabling the ability to assess organs and expand the donor pool. Here, we describe the development of a rat EVLP program and refinements that allow for a reproducible model for future expansion.

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