Secondary pulmonary hypertension does not adversely affect outcome after single lung transplantation.

@article{Huerd2000SecondaryPH,
  title={Secondary pulmonary hypertension does not adversely affect outcome after single lung transplantation.},
  author={S S Huerd and Tony N. Hodges and Frederick L. Grover and J R Mault and M. Barry Mitchell and David N. Campbell and Sohail Aziz and Paul M Chetham and Fernando Soto Torres and Martin R. Zamora},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={458-65}
}
OBJECTIVE Primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension have been associated with poor outcomes after single lung transplantation. Some groups advocate double lung transplantation and the routine use of cardiopulmonary bypass during transplantation in this population. However, the optimal procedure for these patients remains controversial. The goal of our study was to determine the safety of single lung transplantation without cardiopulmonary bypass in patients with secondary pulmonary… CONTINUE READING
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