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Lung Transplant

August 17, 2018
A useful if somewhat belated account of the Papworth experience in lung donation after circulatory determined death (DCD) until 2015. There are no data on heart and lung transplants in that 6-year period. No DCD recipient required extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and DCD single lung recipients did badly.
August 3, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Renowned former Formula 1 racing champion Niki Lauda recently underwent a lung transplant.
May 3, 2018
A stimulating discussion of the Vienna paper that advances elective ECMO support for bilateral pulmonary transplantation.
April 13, 2018
Patient Care Michael Mack and Alec Vahanian discuss the state and future of transcatheter mitral valve replacement.
March 22, 2018
G. Alexander Patterson from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses patient selection and indications for lung transplantation.
March 16, 2018
Patient Care Some Syrian refugee children have received surgery for congenital heart defects in Jordan, however many refugees in need of complex medical care are unable to receive such care.
March 9, 2018
Inci and colleagues reviewed prospectively collected data from 117 patients with end-stage emphysema undergoing lung transplantation. The authors found that short-term and long-term survival were equivalent in patients who did and did not undergo lung volume reduction surgery prior to their transplantation (107 versus 86 months, p = 0.6).
March 8, 2018
A handy view from the pediatric standpoint on an expanding indication for sequential pulmonary transplanation.

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