2019
DOI: 10.29328/journal.jccm.v4i2
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Abstract: Background Lung transplantation (LTX) is a high-risk, resource intensive clinical undertaking. Survival after lung transplantation is lowest among all solid organ transplants, but there is a considerable survival bene it of transplanted patients compared to listed patients who do not receive a transplant [1]. Additionally, donor lungs that are acceptable for transplantation are a scarce resource, such that harvest rates range between 15%-20% from potential donors [2,3]. Because of these factors, the recipient …

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