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Heart and Lung Transplant (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Shabir Bhimji, MD, Consulting Surgeon, Cardiac Surgical Associates of West Texas.

Coauthor(s): Michael B McDonnell, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California; William K Mallon, MD, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California; Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Alan D Forker, MD, Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jonathan Adler, MD, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Last Editorial Review: 8/18/2005

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Cardiopulmonary transplantation (heart and lung transplantation) is the simultaneous surgical replacement of the heart and lungs in patients with end-stage cardiac and pulmonary disease.

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