Usual interstitial pneumonia - unilateral lung transplant


This patient suffered from a progressive shortness of breath related to pulmonary fibrosis, which has an imaging pattern supportive of usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP). He was submitted to a single left lung transplantation with subsequent improvement of symptoms and quality of life. Although the bronchi were unremarkable, his last CT has demonstrated some left lung air-trapping, which is of concern for bronchiolitis obliterans if clinically supported.