Repair of congenital heart lesions combined with lung transplantation for the treatment of severe pulmonary hypertension: a 13-year experience.

@article{Choong2005RepairOC,
  title={Repair of congenital heart lesions combined with lung transplantation for the treatment of severe pulmonary hypertension: a 13-year experience.},
  author={Cliff K C Choong and Stuart C Sweet and Tracey J Guthrie and Eric N Mendeloff and F{\'a}bio Jos{\'e} Haddad and Pam Schuler and Maite De La Morena and Charles B. Huddleston},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={661-9}
}
OBJECTIVE In patients with severe pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital heart disease, we prefer to perform repair of the congenital heart disease and lung transplantation whenever feasible so as to augment the donor pool and avoid the cardiac complications associated with heart transplantation. We report our experience with repair of congenital heart disease and lung transplantation and compare the results with those of patients who underwent heart-lung transplantation during the… CONTINUE READING
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