In 1986, he was a part of the team that developed the techniques of the heart-lung transplantation
at the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Lung or heart-lung transplantation
is the only treatment for this disease.
Cherikh et al., "The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-fourth Adult Lung And Heart-Lung Transplantation
Report--2017; Focus Theme: Allograft ischemic time," The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol.
She was told that her only hope for survival would be the development of a technique for heart-lung transplantation
The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-second Official Adult Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation
Report--2015; Focus Theme: Early Graft Failure.
This is likely due to the prevalence of PPH in these patients and difficulty in finding suitable donor organs, especially when combined heart-lung transplantation
Zenati et al., "Disruption of the aortic anastomosis after heart-lung transplantation
," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
Three cases have been described with solid organs in kidney and heart-lung transplantation
2010  * Heart-lung transplantation
; ([dagger]) Combined small bowel and liver transplantation; ^EVR discontinued due to relapsing allergic pneumonitis.
Kucheryavaya et al., "The registry of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: fifteenth pediatric lung and heart-lung transplantation
report--2012," Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol.
* heart or heart-lung transplantation
Patients with peripheral vascular disease (arterial * and venous) and diabetes may also benefit.
Shumway, "Comparison of cardiac rejection in heart and heart-lung transplantation
," Journal of Heart Transplantation, vol.