Doctors save woman's life by removing her lungs for six days

This is believed to be the first time the procedure has been done

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Doctors saved a Canadian woman's life by removing her lungs for six days while she waited for a double lung transplant.

In what is believed to be the first procedure of its kind in the world, Melissa Benoit arrived at Toronto hospital with just hours to live when staff and her family decided to take the unprecedented procedure,