Living-donor lobar lung transplantation provides similar survival to cadaveric lung transplantation even for very ill patients†.

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OBJECTIVES Living-donor lobar lung transplantation (LDLLT) has been performed as a life-saving procedure for critically ill patients who are unlikely to survive the long wait for cadaveric lungs. The purpose of this study was to compare the preoperative condition and outcome of LDLLT patients with those of conventional cadaveric lung transplantation (CLT… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu350

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