What is the role of lung transplantation in the treatment of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD)?

Updated: Oct 16, 2018
  • Author: Hakim Azfar Ali, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Currently, lung transplantation is the only therapeutic option capable of significantly prolonging and improving the lives of patients with PVOD. [49] Single- and double-lung transplantation procedures have both been used. Recurrence after heart-lung transplantation was reported in one patient. [50]


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