Survival in adult lung transplant recipients receiving pediatric versus adult donor allografts

Don Hayes, Bryan A. Whitson, Samir N. Ghadiali, Eric A. Lloyd, Joseph D. Tobias, Heidi - Mansour, Sylvester M. Black

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Abstract

Background Recent evidence showed that pediatric donor lungs increased rates of allograft failure in adult lung transplant recipients; however, the influence on survival is unclear. Methods The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database was queried from 2005 to 2013 for adult lung transplant recipients (≥18 years) to assess survival differences among donor age categories (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1211-1216
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume100
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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