Lung transplantation is a lifesaving intervention for patients with advanced lung disease. Due to a combination of immunosuppression, continuous exposure of the lungs to the environment, and complications at the anastomotic sites, lung transplant recipients are at high risk for infectious complications. The aim of this review is to summarize recent developments in the field of infectious diseases as it pertains to lung transplant recipients.
- Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome
- Lung transplant
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine