The History of Lung Transplantation

  • Andrea Maria D’Armini
  • Valentina Grazioli
  • Mario Viganò


This chapter presents a historical milestone of lung transplantation from the early experimental studies and clinical attempts to the advances of the Toronto Group and Stanford Group to the most recent developments.


Lung Transplantation History Milestones Single lung Double lung Heart lung EVLP DCD uDCDD 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Maria D’Armini
    • 1
  • Valentina Grazioli
    • 1
  • Mario Viganò
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Pavia, School of Medicine, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San MatteoPaviaItaly

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