Selection of cystic fibrosis patients for lung transplantation

Paul Aurora, Martin Carby, Stuart Sweet

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It is likely that lung transplantation can extend life in both adults and children with cystic fibrosis, provided the procedure is correctly timed. Further development of the lung allocation score has the potential to increase the survival benefit from the procedure in the United States.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)589-594
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008


  • Child
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung transplantation


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