Title: A Model of Ex Vivo Perfusion of Porcine Donor Lungs Injured by Gastric Aspiration: A Step Towards Pretransplant Reconditioning
Authors: Meers, Caroline ×
Tsagkaropoulos, Sokratis
Wauters, Shana
Verbeken, Erik
Vanaudenaerde, Bart
Scheers, Hans
Verleden, Geert
Van Raemdonck, Dirk #
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Series Title: The Journal of Surgical Research vol:170 issue:1 pages:E159-E167
Abstract: Background. Evidence of aspiration remains a major reason for declining donor lungs contributing to current organ shortage. The aim of the present ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) study was to compare lungs injured by gastric juice (GJ) with normal lungs.
ISSN: 0022-4804
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Pneumology
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Thoracic Surgery
Occupational, Environmental and Insurance Medicine (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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