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Thorax. 1998 Jul;53(7):620-1.

Single lung transplantation for adult respiratory distress syndrome after paraquat poisoning.

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Division of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland.

Abstract

Ventilator-dependent patients are considered poor candidates for lung transplantation. A 17 year old boy developed adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) due to paraquat poisoning. A single lung transplantation was carried out with a successful outcome.

PMID:
9797765
PMCID:
PMC1745280
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