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Combined Heart-Lung Transplantation: A Perspective on the Past and the Future.
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PMID:  22684192     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
During the last 20 years, there has been a shift away from combined heart-lung transplantation (HLT) in favor of bilateral lung transplantation. This paradigm shift allowed for the donor heart to be transplanted to another patient. However, HLT remains to be the definitive surgical treatment for certain congenital heart disorders and Eisenmenger's syndrome. With a growing population of adult patients with congenital heart disease, there remains a need for HLT. This article provides a perspective on the past and the future of HLT.
Authors:
Don Hayes; Mark Galantowicz; Timothy M Hoffman
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Cardiopulmonary Failure and Transplant Programs, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA, hayes.705@osu.edu.
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