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    • Lung transplantation is an accepted therapy for selected individuals with end-stage lung disease due to cystic fibrosis (CF). Recent data show that CF recipients oflung transplantation have survival as good as those of any other diagnostic group...

    George B. Mallory Jr. Inflammation in lung transplantation for CF

    • Lung transplantation is an effective although imperfect therapy for end-stage lung disease. As medical therapeis improve the prognosis of patients with pulmonary hypertension, use of lung transplantation for primary pulmonary hypertension has declined. Nonetheless, it remains the last life-saving option for properly selected candidates. This chapter will review the surgical aspects of lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension...

    Ashish S. Shahet al. Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Hypertension

    • Lung transplantation is a viable treatment option for select patients with end-stage lung disease. Two issues hamper progress in transplantation: first, donor shortage is a major limitation to increasing the number of transplants performed. Secondly, recipient outcomes remain disappointing when compared with other solid organ transplant results...

    Priyumvada M. Naiket al. Special issues in the management and selection of the donor for lung t...

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