Lung transplant patients who receive organs from heavy drinkers may be at risk for worse outcomes

19 enero 2015

Lung transplant patients who receive lungs from heavy drinkers are nearly nine times more likely to experience a life-threatening complication called primary graft dysfunction. The study raises the question whether a history of alcohol abuse should exclude use of donor lungs.
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