Lung transplant complications

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

When reporting a postoperative chest radiograph or CT, it is mandatory to check the time interval since the transplantation and the indication for the transplantation.

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Article information

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

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Cases and figures

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