Total pulmonary artery occlusion immediately after lung transplantation: successful revascularization with intravascular stents.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Occlusion of the pulmonary artery anastomosis is an uncommon early complication of lung transplantation which necessitates emergency surgical revision. Percutaneous correction of such a complication has not been previously reported. We report a patient who had total pulmonary artery occlusion less than 24 hours after right single lung transplantation with successful revascularization achieved by means of percutaneously delivered endovascular stents.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hearne, SE; O'Laughlin, MP; Davis, RD; Baker, WA; Bashore, TM; Harrison, JK

Published Date

  • May 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 532 - 535

PubMed ID

  • 8771509

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1053-2498


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States