Increasing the quantity of lungs for transplantation using high-frequency chest wall oscillation: a proposal.

@article{Braverman2002IncreasingTQ,
  title={Increasing the quantity of lungs for transplantation using high-frequency chest wall oscillation: a proposal.},
  author={Jane M. Braverman},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  year={2002},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={266-74}
}
The use of chest physiotherapy in donor patient management occupies an established place in most lung procurement protocols. Although its merits remain controversial and uncorroborated by direct data, some studies support the efficacy of chest physiotherapy in a variety of pulmonary patient populations. Comparative studies have shown that an airway clearance technology utilizing high-frequency chest wall oscillation clears pulmonary secretions as well as or better than chest physiotherapy, but… CONTINUE READING