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Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2013 Jan-Feb;35(1):102.e11-3. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.03.013. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

Lung transplantation in a Japanese patient with schizophrenia from brain-dead donor.

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Department of Psychiatry, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, 880 Kitakobayashi, Mibu-machi, Shimotsuga-gun, Tochigi, 321-0293, Japan.


We herein report a case of lung transplantation in a patient with schizophrenia. The findings show that patients with schizophrenia can be considered for lung transplant after careful evaluation of psychiatric status and indications.

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