October 30, 2012

Tobacco Smoking and Solid Organ Transplantation

Smoking remains a major public health issue. This review article discuss the effects of smoking by both donors and recipients on outcomes after transplant. It also covers the literature on smoking cessation. They also argue whether active smoking should be a contraindication to transplantation.

Cardiac Transplantation, Intestinal Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Lung Transplantation, Pancreas Transplantation, Renal Transplantation

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