Friday, April 02, 2010


I saw this on the Discovery Health channel the other night & it completely freaked me out. I don't have much of a stomach for watching surgeries & medical stuff in the first place. I was watching this with my hands gripping my head & jaw dropped open at the sheer madness of the sight:

This system of keeping lungs alive for transplant is called XVIVO Lung Perfusion System.

Science Daily:
"Breathing Life Into Injured Lungs"

While watching this medical miracle in amazement/horror, all I could think of was this:

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