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Candidacy for lung transplant and lung allocation

Thoracic surgery clinics | 29 Nov 2014

C Jessica Lehr and DW Zaas
Abstract
This article provides a summary of the changes in lung transplantation after implementation of the Lung Allocation Score in 2005. Specific issues that are addressed include impact of diagnosis group, age, critical illness, and geographic disparities in transplant.
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Transplantation medicine, Pleural effusion, Lung transplantation, Lung allocation score, Pulmonology, Organ transplant
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