heart-lung transplantation

(redirected from cardiopulmonary transplantation)

heart-·lung trans·plan·ta·tion

simultaneous transplantation of the heart and both lungs.

heart-lung transplantation

Heart-and-lung transplantation Thoracic surgery The surgical removal of the heart and lung block in a Pt in whom both are failing; HLT is performed at specialized centers Outcome Adequate ventilation despite loss of innervation and ↑ tidal volume Indications Primary lung disease–chronic disturbance in gas exchange and alveolar mechanics and 2º ↑ in pulmonary vascular resistance Pulmonary vascular disease–1º high-resistance circulatory disorder–HLT is beneficial in absence of tracheobronchial and alveolar defects. See Heart transplantation. Cf Domino donor transplantation, Lung transplantation, UNOS.
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He was also an attending surgeon at the Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.
No heart transplants have ever been carried out in the South Asian country, but they are now set to become a reality thanks, in part, to the pioneering work of Professor Stephen Clark, who is director of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.
We had detailed conversations with the Wolfe family and told them how we were faced with a new twist - would they be willing to donate Jason's heart to save the life of another patient (Kayla Richardson) that they actually knew in part of a heart domino transplant," said Mark Galantowicz, MD, director of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at Columbus Children's Hospital.
Frazier, chief of cardiopulmonary transplantation and director of surgical research at the Texas Heart Institute, St.
Frazier (chief of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, chief of The Center for Cardiac Support, and director of Surgical Research at THI, and director of Transplant Service at SLEH), physician scientists at THI have amassed the world's most extensive experience in the development and use of heart assist devices to help patients with severe heart failure.
The 55-yearold, who lived in South Gosforth, said: "I am going to India for a couple of years to utilise all my expertise and skills gained in cardiopulmonary transplantation and ventricular assist devices.
Associate Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Chief, Section of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala.
Bud" Frazier, chief of cardiopulmonary transplantation at the Institute performed the operation on February 24th.
Howard Frazier, Chief of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Director of Cardiovascular Surgical Research.
The world's first human recipient of a Jarvik 2000 miniaturized left ventricular assist device (LVAD) "looks great" and "is doing fine," according to surgeon OH Frazier, MD, chief of cardiopulmonary transplantation at the Texas Heart Institute at St.
Frazier is chief of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and director of Surgical Research at the Texas Heart Institute, and chief of Transplant Service at St.
He completed his residency in general and cardiac surgery at the Mayo Clinic and his fellowship in cardiopulmonary transplantation at Stanford University Medical Center.