When is double-lung transplantation indicated?

Updated: Aug 19, 2019
  • Author: Bryan A Whitson, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM  more...
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Answer

Double-lung transplantation is used for the following:

  • Cystic fibrosis [31]

  • Generalized bronchiectasis

  • Young patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

  • Pulmonary artery hypertension


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