June 18, 2011

Recommendations for the Use of Extended Criteria Donors in Lung Transplantation


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Organ shortages have prompted many centers to use non-optimal donor lungs for transplantation.  This review summarizes the relevant literature regarding the use of extended criteria lung donors and the expected impact of these marginal lungs on recipient outcomes.

Lung Transplantation

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