Study: Sudden Deaths May Increase Lung Donations

November 18, 2013 Updated Nov 18, 2013 at 6:58 PM EDT

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Study: Sudden Deaths May Increase Lung Donations

November 18, 2013 Updated Nov 18, 2013 at 6:58 PM EDT

Researchers say a little-known fact about lungs - they can stay alive for hours after someone dies - could increase the number of lungs suitable for transplant.

A new study involves sudden deaths, precision timing and a sci-fi like test chamber. Find out more about this story by watching the video below.

 

 

 

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