Organ allocation in lung transplant.

Abstract

Since the first successful single-lung transplant in 1983 and double-lung transplant in 1986, thousands of patients have benefited from the procedures. Until 1995, allocation of donor lungs was based purely on time on the waiting list. In 1995, a 90-day credit was given to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, while still maintaining allocation based… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Davis2007OrganAI, title={Organ allocation in lung transplant.}, author={Steven Q. Davis and Edward R. Garrity}, journal={Chest}, year={2007}, volume={132 5}, pages={1646-51} }