Transplantation of canine lung allografts preserved in UW solution for 24 hours.

To evaluate the efficacy of University of Wisconsin (UW) solution for lung preservation, we performed canine lung allotransplantation with lungs preserved in UW solution. Donor lungs from eight dogs were flushed with UW solution and lungs from four dogs with Euro-Collins solution, and these were preserved for 24 hr in cold storage at 4-6 degrees C. All… CONTINUE READING