As lung transplants become more common, clinicians should be aware of post-transplant dermatologic complications including squamous cell carcinoma.
A bone marrow transplant recipient receives a lung transplant to treat idiopathic pneumonia syndrome. This complex case illustrates close collaboration among Cleveland Clinic’s transplant, critical care and consultant teams.
Dehiscence, stenosis and malacia are common airway complications following lung transplantation. A consensus statement by the ISHLT is helping standardize definitions and grading, one step closer to standardizing treatments.
Cleveland Clinic has taken its pioneering Outcomes Books online in a searchable, mobile-friendly format. This infographic shares a few data highlights.
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A 55-year-old was placed on ECMO for acute respiratory distress syndrome shortly after aortic valve replacement. Extensive fibrosis on lung evaluation indicated bilateral lung transplant, but how to wean him off ECMO?
Identifying patients that are likely to benefit from a lung transplant is essential to positive outcomes and to maximizing life expectancy for each patient.
Cleveland Clinic’s Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program has gained significant expertise in the management and successful transplantation of recipients who are older than 65, have concomitant CAD or may need liver-lung or heart-lung transplantation. Here we share some recent experiences with these nonconventional transplant recipient cohorts.
Our multidisciplinary team treats local patients as well as CF patients from all over the world with difficult-to-treat infections.
When CAD and end-stage lung disease coexist, having the versatility to offer combined surgical solutions reduces surgical risk and logistical challenges.
Ex vivo lung perfusion allows for more aggressive lung procurement, more transplantations performed and ultimately, more lives saved.