In 1963, J. Haglin published the results of experiments that demonstrated that complete lung denervation was incompatible with long-term survival in dogs but not in primates. ” in Jackson (Mississipi) under a serious ethical compromise given that the lung transplant recipient had the death penalty waived on exchange for agreeing to participate (Table 2). Full lung function lasted for 16 days until the patient died due to an acute on chronic renal failure, a previously existing condition.| the Texas Heart Institute. The same year Fritz Derom14 achieved a 10-month survival time after transplantation of one lung in Louvain (Belgium). As with other transplants, these were abandoned until 1981, when Shumway and Reitz restarted heart-lung transplantations using ciclosporin. Joe Cooper mastered the technique of single-lung and double-lung transplantation at the beginning of the nineteen-eighties and 19868 respectively.