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2023 Feb 04

Clin Transplant

Donor’s long-term quality of life following living-donor lobar lung transplantation.


Fujii K, Tanaka S, Ishihara M, Matsubara K, Hashimoto K, Okahara S, Shien K, Suzawa K, Miyoshi K, Otani S, Yamamoto H, Okazaki M, Sugimoto S, Yamane M, Toyooka S
Clin Transplant. 2023 Feb 04:e14927.
PMID: 36738289.


Living-donor lobar lung transplantation is an alternative procedure to deceased donation lung transplantation. It involves graft donation from healthy donors; however, only a few reports have discussed its long-term prognosis in living lung donors and their associated health-related quality of life. This study aimed to examine living lung donors' health-related quality of life.