Recipient selection, timing of referral, and listing for lung transplantation

Bilal Haider Lashari*, Catherine Myers, James Brown, Jonathan Galli, Sameep Sehgal

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Recipient selection for lung transplantation is a balance between providing access to transplantation to maximum patients, while utilizing this limited resource in the most optimal way. This review summarizes the current literature and recommendations about referral, listing, and evaluation of lung transplant candidates, with a focus on patients considered to have high risk characteristics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-247
Number of pages11
JournalIndian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume38
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2022

Keywords

  • Bilateral lung transplant
  • Lung transplantation
  • Recipient selection
  • Single lung transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery

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