Study: Lungs From Heavy Smokers OK fo...

Study: Lungs From Heavy Smokers OK for Transplant

There are 2 comments on the HON story from Jan 29, 2013, titled Study: Lungs From Heavy Smokers OK for Transplant. In it, HON reports that:

Researchers from Temple University in Philadelphia found that lungs from carefully selected donors who smoked at least a pack a day for more than 20 years may be used in certain transplant situations without affecting recipients' survival rates or deaths from lung cancer.

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Doctor Lung

Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Jan 29, 2013
Ka-Ching. Any lung will do, get fet it in and pay me $$$$$$$$$$$$
Sheik Yerbouti

Southampton, PA

#2 Jan 29, 2013
It beats dead!

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