When is single-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

Single-lung transplantation is used for the following:

  • Restrictive fibrotic lung disease

  • Eisenmenger syndrome with reparable cardiac anomaly

  • Older patients with COPD


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