Lung transplantation in a Jehovah's Witness

John Conte, Jonathan B. Orens

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Abstract

Patients of the Jehovah's Witness faith generally do not accept transfusions of blood or blood products but some will accept cadaveric organs for transplantation. We report a left single lung transplantation in a 48-year-old Hispanic female with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and secondary pulmonary hypertension. We believe this is the first reported case of lung transplantation in a Jehovah's Witness. Copyright (C) 1999 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)796-800
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Volume18
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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