Lung transplantation in a recipient with novel 2009 H1N1 influenza: Lessons learned

D. P. Mason, S. C. Murthy, J. J. Yun, M. MacHuzak, R. Shrestha, R. K. Avery, K. R. McCurry, M. M. Budev, G. B. Pettersson

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Abstract

Immunosuppressed patients are at an increased risk for severe disease from influenza A (H1N1). We report a case of a patient who died of septic complications from H1N1 acquired at the time of single lung transplant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-127
Number of pages2
JournalThoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
Volume59
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Thoracic surgery
  • cardiovascular surgery
  • heart and lung transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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