Postoperative surgical complications after lung transplantation
M.. de la Torrea,, , R.. Fernándeza, E.. Fieiraa, D.. Gonzáleza, M.. Delgadoa, L.. Méndeza, J.M.. Borroa
a Department of Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation, University Hospital of A Coru??a, A Coru??a, Spain
Abstract
Abstract

This is a review article on the main postoperative complications after lung transplantation: airways complications, vascular complications, pleural complications, surgical wound complications, and abdominal complications.

Incidence data, severity, and major management regimens are reported.

Postoperative complications after lung transplantation result in a significantly increased morbidity and mortality, with early diagnosis and therapy being extremely important.

Keywords
Lung transplantation, Post-lung transplantation complications, Airways complications, Vascular complications, Abdominal complications

Metrics

  • Impact Factor: 1.560(2016)
  • 5-years Impact Factor: 1,100
  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):0,29
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):0,685