Sigmoid diverticular perforation complicating lung transplantation.

We present three lung transplant recipients who had sigmoid colonic diverticular perforation within 4 weeks of transplantation, giving an overall incidence of 8.6% (3 of 35) in our population. Our cases are unusual because they all occurred in the early posttransplantation period and because the incidence of perforation is substantially higher than that… CONTINUE READING