COVID-19 Lung Transplant Experience

  • 1.  COVID-19 Lung Transplant Experience

    Posted 03-16-2020 16:35
    Edited by ISHLT Headquarters 03-17-2020 17:01

    Interested to hear what other lung transplant programs are doing with regards to bronchoscopies: surveillance, clinically indicated and follow-up




    Reda E. Girgis, MD

    Medical Director, Lung Transplantation and Pulmonary Hypertension

    Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant Program

    Spectrum Health

    Professor of Medicine

    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

    330 Barclay Ave. NW, Suite 200

    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Tel: 616.391.2802

    Fax: 616.391.2840


  • 2.  RE: COVID-19 Lung Transplant Experience

    Posted 03-19-2020 12:14
    We stoppen routine exams in patients that are deemed to be  table (with stable pulmonary function), as we think the risk is greater than the benefit


    Geert Verleden