Pulmonary artery twisting during lung transplantation.

Pulmonary artery twisting during lung transplantation. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2018 Jan;31(1):53-55 Authors: Lichliter A, Oros J, Laurie L Abstract To the radiologist, complications of lung transplant are believed to occur along a time continuum, which is key given the nonspecific clinical and imaging findings. Pulmonary artery twisting in the immediate and early postoperative period is a known complication of transplantation, but receives relatively little attention. Early recognition is paramount due to the high morbidity and mortality of such a complication. This case highlights some imaging manifestations of the pulmonary artery. PMID: 29686553 [PubMed]
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