Process used to select lung transplant patients may need to be changed: study

With a limited number of lungs available, deciding who gets a transplant can be a matter of life or death. New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) suggests that the system for choosing transplant recipients in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may underestimate how long a person might survive without a lung transplant and therefore, may mislead clinicians.

Process used to select lung transplant patients may need to be changed: study

With a limited number of lungs available, deciding who gets a transplant can be a matter of life or death. New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) suggests that ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Study: Process used to select lung transplant patients may need to be changed

New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that the system for choosing transplant recipients in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may underestimate ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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