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Single-lobe lung transplantation for rapidly deteriorating pulmonary venoocclusive disease.
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PMID:  23336879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Pulmonary venoocclusive disease, classified as a subgroup of pulmonary arterial hypertension, is known to show poor prognosis and lung transplantation is the only possible treatment. Single living-donor lobar lung transplantation is a unique method of treatment, mostly for small children, and size matching is the most important factor to conduct single living-donor lobar lung transplantation safely. We report a successful single living-donor lobar lung transplantation for a 6-year-old girl with pulmonary venoocclusive disease who received the graft from her mother. Preoperatively, the recipient was intubated under deep sedation because of repeated episodes of pulmonary edema due to rapidly deteriorating pulmonary venoocclusive disease.
Koji Takahashi; Fengshi Chen; Tadashi Ikeda; Hiraku Doi; Hideaki Nakamura; Sadamitsu Yanagi; Masaaki Sato; Akihiro Aoyama; Toru Bando; Hiroshi Date
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  689-91     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2013 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.
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