29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

*** S19: CLIN: Update on Lung Transplantation in CF

Oct 10, 2015 2:30pm ‐ Oct 10, 2015 4:20pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

This session will address lung transplant access for patients with Medicaid, a contrast between US & Canadian policies, common complications after transplant, issues of survival prediction in patients with end-stage CF & effect of infection on transplantation outcomes. A lung transplant recipient also will share perspectives about quality of life & what to expect with transplantation.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe current lung allocation in the United States & issues with access to the waiting list.  
  2. List common complications in CF patients after lung transplantation.  
  3. Discuss issues with difficult to manage infections in patients with CF undergoing lung transplantation.
*** This session was streamed live during the 2015 NACFC. To watch free archived versions of the live streamed sessions, register here: https://arc.nacfconference.org/cff/live/14 

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