Early experience with single lung transplantation for emphysema with simultaneous volume reduction of the contralateral lung.

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OBJECTIVE Single lung transplantation (SLT) for emphysema has given satisfactory long term results in most patients. The mediastinal shift caused by the native emphysematous lung may require further surgical intervention in selected cases. METHODS We report a technique of simultaneous SLT and volume reduction of the contralateral lung in 4 patients with… (More)

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@article{Khaghani1997EarlyEW, title={Early experience with single lung transplantation for emphysema with simultaneous volume reduction of the contralateral lung.}, author={Asghar Khaghani and Khaled M. Al-Kattan and Samad Tadjkarimi and Nicholas Banner and Magdi Yacoub}, journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery}, year={1997}, volume={11 4}, pages={604-8} }