Surgical complications of lung transplantation in children.

@article{Huddleston1996SurgicalCO,
  title={Surgical complications of lung transplantation in children.},
  author={Charles B. Huddleston},
  journal={Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          296-304
        }
}
More than 4,000 lung transplantations have been performed in adults throughout the world, with the majority of those occurring since 1989. A number of centers have carefully reviewed their experiences and reported on the types and frequencies of various complications related to the procedure and the nature of the patient population. In contrast, fewer than 300 children have undergone lung transplantation, and their incidence and types of complications are not as well defined. This article… CONTINUE READING

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