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eISSN: 1643-3750

Perioperative management of a post heart transplantation patient with renal failure qualified to lung resection

Jacek Prokopowicz, Lidia Nowicka, Krzysztof Guz, Tadeusz M. Orłowski, Dariusz Dziedzic

Med Sci Monit 2000; 6(1): CS137-140

ID: 509100

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Since the first heart transplantation (1967, Christian Bernard), hundreds of similar procedures have been performed all over the world. Considerable advance made in immunosuppressive treatment improved survival rate and long-term efficiency of treatment improved survival rate and long-term efficiency of treatment. Many of these patients suffer from ailments requiring operations which are not connected with the transplanted organ. The present study describes a case of a post heart transplantation patient qualified to lung resection, in whom renal insufficiency occurred in the course of immunosuppressive therapy.

Keywords: Heart Transplantation, lung cancer, Immunosuppression, renal failure



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