Lung Transplantation in Respiratory Failure Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00854165
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2009 by National Taiwan University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
Survival after cadaveric lung transplantation in recipients depended on ventilation support prior to transplantation has been reported to have relative high surgical mortality and morbidity rate. The objectives of this study were to describe the short-term outcomes of bilateral sequential lung transplantation under extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support in a consecutive series of patients who depended on noninvasive and invasive ventilation support preoperatively .
Condition or disease
The one-year survival rate and postoperative pulmonary functional results will be reported in this study.
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Child, Adult, Older Adult
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Between July 2006 and July 2008, we performed bilateral sequential lung transplantation under venoarterious ECMO support in 10 respiratory failure patients with various lung diseases. This study wanted to report the preoperative condition, postoperative complications, and short-term outcome after lung transplantation.
respiratory patients depended on ventilator supports prior to lung transplant