Lung transplant

The first lung transplant was done by the American surgeon James Hardy (1918-) in 1964.

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  • heart-lung transplant — /ˌhat lʌŋ ˈtrænsplænt/ (say .haht lung transplant) noun a transplant operation in which two organs, the heart and the lungs, are transplanted together …   Australian English dictionary

  • heart-lung transplant — operation in which a defective heart and lungs are replaced by healthy ones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lung transplantation — Intervention ICD 9 CM 33.5 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Transplant rejection — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing lung transplant rejection. Lung biopsy. H E stain. ICD …   Wikipedia

  • transplant — transplantable, adj. transplantation, n. transplanter, n. v. /trans plant , plahnt /; n. /trans plant , plahnt /, v.t. 1. to remove (a plant) from one place and plant it in another. 2. Surg. to transfer (an organ, tissue, etc.) from one part of… …   Universalium

  • Lung allocation score — The lung allocation score (LAS) is a numerical value used by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to assign relative priority for distributing donated lungs for transplantation within the United States. The lung allocation score takes into …   Wikipedia

  • Transplant, lung — The first lung transplant was done by the American surgeon James Hardy (1918 ) in 1964 …   Medical dictionary

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