Breast Implants Play a Crucial Role in Innovative Procedure to Save Life of Man with Severe Lung Damage

November 8, 2023

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(CNN) – When 34-year-old Davey Bauer’s lungs stopped working, doctors turned to an unusual tool to help keep him alive: large breast implants. Experts say it was an innovative solution to give Bauer’s body time to fight off a nasty infection so it could accept a lifesaving double lung transplant. It maybe the first instance of a potential transplant practice that could save people with infectious disease who probably would not have survived just years ago. (Read More)