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Quand penser à la transplantation pulmonaire ?

Other titleWhen to consider lung transplantation?
Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 18, no. 804, p. 2143-2149
Publication date2022-11-16
Abstract

Pulmonary transplantation remains the ultimate therapeutic option for selected patients with an advanced pulmonary disease and terminal respiratory insufficiency when all other therapeutic options have been exhausted. The optimal time-frame to proceed to a first discussion and evaluation about lung transplantation may be difficult to determine. This article describes the pathway of a patient towards lung transplantation and summarizes the criteria, which may help to timely identify eligibility for this therapeutic modality. We will focus mainly on the 2021 update of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) recommendations for the selection of lung transplant candidates.

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Keywords
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Patient Selection
Citation (ISO format)
IOAKEIM, Foteini et al. Quand penser à la transplantation pulmonaire ? In: Revue médicale suisse, 2022, vol. 18, n° 804, p. 2143–2149. doi: 10.53738/REVMED.2022.18.804.2143
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ISSN of the journal1660-9379
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