Study: Sudden deaths may increase lung donations

Study: Sudden deaths may increase lung donations

November 18, 2013 Updated Nov 18, 2013 at 6:00 PM CDT

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.