Results of Lung Transplantation and Factors influencing Survival Based on the St Louis Lung Transplant Registry
The St Louis International Lung Transplant Registry was begun inn 1988 and contains information from 1983 when the first successful single lung transplantation was performed for a patient vith pulmonary fibrosis. As a voluntary registry it helps to document the indications, complications, and results of lung transplantation. Since that first transplant in 1983, transplantation has become a viable alternative for patients suffering with end-stage lung disease. The following information is based on data reported to the Registry from 121 centers, as of 1 January 1995.
KeywordsChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Fibrosis Lung Transplant Actuarial Survival Bronchiolitis Obliterans
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