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Older donor lungs should be considered for transplantation

19:00 EST 8 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Elsevier) With a scarcity of lungs available for transplantation, the use of lungs from donors older than age 60 has been shown to achieve reasonable outcomes and should be considered as a viable option, according to research published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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