Donation after cardiac death lung transplantation outcomes.

@article{Wigfield2011DonationAC,
  title={Donation after cardiac death lung transplantation outcomes.},
  author={Christopher H. Wigfield and Robert W B Love},
  journal={Current opinion in organ transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          462-8
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Lung transplantation is now a well established treatment option for several end-stage respiratory diseases. Survival after lung transplantation has significantly improved over the last decade. The primary limitation to increased utilization of lung transplantation remains donor scarcity. Suitable allografts have been procured from donors after determination of neurologic death and from donors after determination of cardiac death (DDCD or DCD). Historically, the first human… CONTINUE READING

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