Lung transplantation in a patient with a thrombophilic disorder

O. Elidemir, K. J. Smith, M. G. Schecter, H. Seethamraju, D. H. Mahoney, E. D. McKenzie, G. B. Mallory

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The prothrombin G20210A mutation has been associated with an increased risk of graft failure in renal transplant recipients. Little is known about the potential effect of this mutation on lung transplant recipients. We report the case of bilateral lung transplantation in a patient with cystic fibrosis who was heterozygous for the G20210A mutation of the prothrombin gene.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)368-371
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Transplantation
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Hypercoagulability
  • Lung transplantation
  • Prothrombin G20210A mutation
  • Thrombophilia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Transplantation


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