We present the first reported case of heart donation after lightning strike. Approximately 150 to 300 generally young and healthy people die from lightning strike in the United States each year. These unfortunate victims may make good heart donors. Pertinent pathophysiology of lightning strike is briefly reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation|
|State||Published - Nov 12 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine