Chapter 59. Lung Transplantation

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Timothy W. Higgenbottam

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch59

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Higgenbottam, T. W. (2000) Lung Transplantation, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch59

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • lung transplantation;
  • lung diseases;
  • clinical treatment;
  • pulmonary hypertension;
  • surgery

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Philosophy of Lung Transplantation and Its Consequent Limitations

  • History

  • Indications

  • Surgical Techniques

  • Selection Criteria

  • Donor Selection and Lung Preservation

  • Perioperative Care

  • Management of Complications

  • Results

  • Later Complications

  • Effectiveness and Costs

  • The Future

  • Conclusion

  • References