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Sarcoidosis. 1990 Mar;7(1):9-11.

Transplantation of the lungs and heart and lung for patients with severe pulmonary complications from sarcoidosis.

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  • 1Department of Respiratory Physiology, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, U.K.

Abstract

Heart-lung transplantation is now a feasible treatment for patients with end-stage pulmonary sarcoidosis. Recurrence of a sarcoidosis in the transplanted lungs may occur, but has not been a clinical problem.

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