Pediatric lung transplantation.

  title={Pediatric lung transplantation.},
  author={Charles B. Huddleston},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric surgery},
  volume={15 3},
Lung transplantation in children has been performed since the early 1990s. The indications are cystic fibrosis, pulmonary vascular disease, and a variety of other pulmonary problems leading to death in small children. These other diseases include abnormalities in the metabolism of surfactant producing severe respiratory insufficiency in newborn infants. Many problems accompany these patients before transplantation and many problems are produced both by the transplant itself and… CONTINUE READING


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