Impact of bilateral versus single lung transplantation on survival in recipients 60 years of age and older: analysis of United Network for Organ Sharing database.

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OBJECTIVE Lung transplantation has been increasingly applied to patients over the age of 60 years. Importantly, the procedure of choice, single versus bilateral lung transplantation, remains unclear. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine short- and midterm outcomes in this age group with particular attention to procedure type. METHODS All… (More)

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@article{Nwakanma2007ImpactOB, title={Impact of bilateral versus single lung transplantation on survival in recipients 60 years of age and older: analysis of United Network for Organ Sharing database.}, author={Lois U Nwakanma and Christopher Simpkins and Jason A Williams and David C. W. Chang and Marvin C Borja and John V. Conte and Ashish Shah}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={2007}, volume={133 2}, pages={541-7} }