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ICU Management

Living Without Lungs for 6 Days Saves a Mom’s Life

2017 31 Jan

In a challenging procedure never done before, thoracic surgeons at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network removed severely infected lungs from a dying mom, keeping her alive without lungs for six days, so that she could recover enough to receive a life-saving lung transplant. A report of this case is published online in The Journal of Thoracic... Read more