Postoperative complications of lung transplantation: radiologic findings along a time continuum.

@article{Krishnam2007PostoperativeCO,
  title={Postoperative complications of lung transplantation: radiologic findings along a time continuum.},
  author={Mayil S. Krishnam and Robert D. Suh and A Tomasian and Jonathan G. Goldin and Chi Ren Lai and Kathleen Brown and Poonam Batra and Denise R. Aberle},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={957-74}
}
In the past decade, lung transplantation has become established as an accepted therapy for end-stage pulmonary disease. Complications of lung transplantation that may occur in the immediate or longer postoperative term include mechanical problems due to a size mismatch between the donor lung and the recipient thoracic cage; malposition of monitoring tubes and lines; injuries from ischemia and reperfusion; acute pleural events; hyperacute, acute, and chronic rejection; pulmonary infections… CONTINUE READING