Extremes of age decrease survival in adults after lung transplant.

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Summary of "Extremes of age decrease survival in adults after lung transplant."

Age has been implicated as a factor in the plateau of long-term survival after lung transplant.


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Name: Chest
ISSN: 1931-3543


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