Lung transplantation from dialysis dependent donors

John Conte, Laurence R. Ferber, Marvin Borja, Charles Alexander, Elizabeth May, Stephen C. Yang, Jonathan B. Orens

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Lung transplantation from a donor with chronic renal failure has never been reported. This paper reports our successful experience with 2 transplants from donors with end-stage renal disease who were on chronic hemodialysis, and reviews the relevant literature on the effects of renal failure on pulmonary function and on the use of marginal donors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)894-896
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Transplantation


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