heart-lung 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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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.
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She was told that her only hope for survival would be the development of a technique for heart-lung transplantation.
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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 is indicated.
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Three cases have been described with solid organs in kidney and heart-lung transplantation [4, 5].
2010 [54] * Heart-lung transplantation; ([dagger]) Combined small bowel and liver transplantation; ^EVR discontinued due to relapsing allergic pneumonitis.
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* heart or heart-lung transplantation Patients with peripheral vascular disease (arterial * and venous) and diabetes may also benefit.
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