SciCombinator

Discover the most talked about and latest scientific content & concepts.

Effect of the lung allocation score on lung transplantation in the United States

The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation | 29 Feb 2016

TM Egan and LB Edwards
Abstract
On May 4, 2005, the system for allocation of deceased donor lungs for transplant in the United States changed from allocation based on waiting time to allocation based on the lung allocation score (LAS). We sought to determine the effect of the LAS on lung transplantation in the United States.
Tweets*
0
Facebook likes*
0
Reddit*
0
News coverage*
0
Blogs*
0
SC clicks
0
Concepts
Lung allocation score, Lung, U.S. state, Poverty in the United States, Organ transplant, United States, Pulmonology
MeSH headings
-
comments powered by Disqus

* Data courtesy of Altmetric.com