Practitioners

Reconditioned Lungs

Synopsis

Reconditioned Lungs and the DEVELOP-UK Trial

Professor Stig Steen pioneered ex-vivo reconditioned lung transplantation. The DEVELOP-UK trial studied this procedure aiming to increase the number of lungs available for transplantation. Professor Andrew Fisher talks about the study. Michael and Peter, lung transplantation patients tell their stories. Michael meets Prof Stig Steen whose research made his reconditioned lung possible.

Programme

Run Time: 17 mins
Themes:
 New Frontiers, Organ Donation, Medical People, Transplantation Science
Genre: Documentaries

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