Thoracic transplantation in 1998.

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Abstract

Thoracic transplantation has been a clinical option for patients with end-stage heart and lung disease for three decades. Heart, lung, and combined heart-lung transplantations are no longer experimental procedures; they are a standard part of the treatment algorithm for selected patients with end-stage heart and lung disease. This article summarizes the current status of heart, lung, and heart-lung transplantations and provides an insight into the future of this field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalMaryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)
Volume47
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

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