Adult Lung Transplantation: Technical Considerations

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The technical details of lung transplantation have seen considerable refinement with two decades of experience. Recent efforts to expand the donor pool are an exciting development. The technical details of donor organ procurement and the implantation are discussed here with a note to common pitfalls encountered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-164
Number of pages13
JournalSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2008


  • lung implantation
  • lung transplantation
  • procurement
  • technique


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