Current concepts and controversies in lung transplantation.
This article reviews the history of organ transplantation, specifically focusing on the advances leading to the first successful human lung transplant. It also provides an overview of the com-mon indications and general selection criteria for lung transplant recipients, highlights areas of current controversy in pulmonary transplantation, reviews current approaches to posttransplantation immunosuppression, and discusses common complications seen intransplant recipients.
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