D H Hayes's research while affiliated with University of North Carolina at Charlotte and other places

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The success of clinical transplantation as a therapy for end-stage organ failure is limited by the availability of suitable organs for transplant. This article discusses continued efforts by the transplant community to collaboratively improve the organ supply. There were 7593 deceased organ donors in 2005. This represents an all-time high and a 6%...

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... 12 Of lungs offered for donation, only 17% are successfully transplanted nationally. 13 Ex vivo lung perfusion can increase the number of organ grafts suitable for transplantation by allowing for appropriate conditions and an extended period of time to assess the organ quality and to provide time to resuscitate the allograft graft. 14,15 A significant contributor to poor graft function and viability is the development of pulmonary edema. ...