New Technology Used For First Time In Texas To Successfully Transplant "Unusable" LungsUT Southwestern surgeons became the first in Texas to transplant lungs tested and refurbished with new technology knowns as ex-vivo lung perfusion (EVLP).
North Texas Lung Transplant Patient Making HistoryMichael Young of Grand Prairie never set out to make medical history. The 59-year-old simply made it a point to take care of himself, follow his doctors’ orders and diligently adhere to his medication. In June, Young will become one of a small group of lung transplant patients who have survives 20 years past their surgery.
Dallas Teen Recovering After Lung TransplantA Dallas teenager is recovering in Houston following a lung transplant. Marcos Saldana has battled cystic fibrosis for the past 11 years.