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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Cardiopulmonary transplantation is a life prolonging treatment appropriate for patients with end stage cardiac or respiratory failure.
"The programme we offer has garnered a great deal of interest because it offers the best of both worlds for surgeons: the opportunity to observe the latest techniques carried out by leaders at the cutting edge of cardiopulmonary transplantation, and then to gain practical experience with one to one guidance and direction."
He was an attending surgeon at the Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.
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"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.
Franco (Ed.), Pediatric cardiopulmonary transplantation (pp.115-148).
Esmore et al., "Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Services Establishment in the 1990s: Australia--A Developing Country?" Transplantation Proceedings 24, no.
"The programme we offer has garnered a great deal of interest because it offers the best of both worlds for surgeons - the opportunity to observe the latest techniques carried out by leaders at the cutting edge of cardiopulmonary transplantation, and then to gain practical experience with one-to-one guidance and direction."
Fellow cardiothoracic surgeon, Asif Hasan, said: "He himself is a giant in the field of cardiothoracic surgery and was responsible in establishing cardiopulmonary transplantation at Newcastle amongst numerous other innovative and pioneering techniques in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.
"Bud" Frazier, chief of cardiopulmonary transplantation at the Institute performed the operation on February 24th.
Fellow cardiothoracic surgeon Asif Hasan said: "He himself is a giant in the field of cardiothoracic surgery and was responsible in establishing cardiopulmonary transplantation at Newcastle amongst numerous other innovative and pioneering techniques in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.