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A Study of Donor Ex-vivo Lung Perfusion in UK Lung Transplantation: DEVELOP-UK

Project title: A Study of Donor Ex-vivo Lung Perfusion in UK Lung Transplantation: DEVELOP-UK

Call to action: 10/82 English collaborative study of Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion in Lung Transplantation

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Andrew FisherORCID

Lead Author: Professor Andrew Fisher

Contractor: University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Cost: £895,179.80

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Karen Redmond, Dr Mark Deverill, Dr Nandor Marczin, Dr Thomas Chadwick, Mr John Dark, Mr Jorge Mascaro, Mr Oli Lewington, Mr Steven Tsui, Professor Catherine Exley, Professor Elaine McColl, Professor Mark Pearce, Professor Nizar Yonan, Professor Thomas Jaki.

Started: January 2012 | Status: Published November 2016

ISRCTN: 44922411

In this smaller than planned observational study, ex-vivo lung perfusion was associated with lower survival, more side effects and higher costs, but also with increased donor lung availability.

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