Lung transplantation for interstitial lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension.

  • Jens Gottlieb
  • Published 2013 in
    Seminars in respiratory and critical care…

Abstract

Lung transplantation (LTx) is an established therapeutic option for patients with various end-stage lung diseases. Presently the worldwide procedural frequency is ∼ 3,200 per year. Unfortunately, the shortage of donor organs leads to approximately every sixth patient in Western countries dying before a donor organ is available. The most frequent underlying… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1348462

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