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TV20 Feature – Dr. Machuca and XVIVO Perfusion

Published: April 28th, 2016

Category: News & Events

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine’s Dr. Tiago Machuca was featured in a WCJB-TV20 patient story¬†surrounding XVIVO Perfusion, an innovative and FDA approved lung preservation device.

“We can bring these lungs to our institution and put them through an extra evaluation,” Dr. Machuca said. “With XVIVO lung perfusion, we can consider donor lungs that are high risk for transplantation that we would not use on a standard fashion.”

To watch the full interview, click here