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2015-04-28 12:32:38

After the death of a patient, a Northwestern Medicine thoracic surgeon determines possible cause of rare infection, likely saving lives of future lung transplant patients CHICAGO,

2015-03-30 20:24:31

Number of Lung Transplantations Continue to Rise for Nation's Fifth Busiest Program PHOENIX, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Outpacing long-established programs

2014-07-02 23:06:35

An Oklahoma man who came to Pittsburgh for his second double-lung transplant was placed on a device never before used in the U.S., making him healthy enough to eventually get a transplant.

2014-01-15 16:23:36

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Set Of Donor Lungs Preserved For 11 Hours Outside The Body
2013-10-15 08:47:34

The multidisciplinary transplant team at University Hospitals Leuven successfully preserved a set of donor lungs for over eleven hours with the help of a machine, the longest period ever reported.

2013-07-17 23:00:45

The lung transplant program at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital continues to be one of the best in the world. St.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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