31st Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W03 - W03: CLIN: Advanced Lung Disease & Transplantation in CF

Nov 2, 2017 9:45am ‐ Nov 2, 2017 11:05am


Description

This session will provide an overview of the lung transplant process, factors that are associated with better or worse outcome post-transplant and factors that affect the possibility of transplant.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review factors of CF associated to disease deterioration and outcome post-transplant.
  2. Describe transplant referral for CF in different centers.
  3. Discuss waiting times and lung allocation according to age

Workshop Chair(s):

  • Cecilia Chaparro, M.D., MSc., Respirologist, University of Toronto
  • Erin Lowery, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Workshop Speaker(s):

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