Lung transplant complications

Lung transplant complications can occur at variable time intervals following transplantation.  It is important for radiologists to be aware of specific complications as chest imaging is routinely used in post transplant assessment.

When reporting a postoperative radiograph or CT, it is important to check the time interval since the transplantation, the indication for the transplantation, and be able to recognise the possible complications that can occur following a lung transplant.

These include:

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Article Information

rID: 17363
System: Chest
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lung transplantation complications
  • Complications of lung transplants
  • Complications of lung transplantation

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    Case 1: anastomotic dehiscence
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    Case 2: stents for post transplant stenosis
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