Combined heart-single-lung transplantation: A unique operation for unique indications

John V. Conte, Rajiv Jhaveri, Marvin C. Borja, Jonathan B. Orens

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Abstract

Combined heart-lung transplantation has been a proven therapeutic option for patients with end-stage cardiopulmonary disease since 1981. Occasional patients are not candidates to receive both lungs en bloc. We describe such a case and propose indications and a surgical technique and present the limited published experience of combined heart-single-lung transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1250-1253
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Volume21
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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