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Virginia Man Struggling to Breathe Gets Lungs 'Washed'

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Robert Epperson had a lung lavage. He was fitted with a chest percussor, a vest that shook his chest, while doctors intubated him, allowing one lung to breathe for two, and literally washed the other lung with a saline solution, cleaning out the excess surfactant from his air spaces. Then they switched lungs and washed the second one, all in the same procedure.
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