Cardiac Transplantation in a Patient With Effective Single Left Lung Physiology

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Treatment for congenital heart disease failures often leads to cardiac transplantation. With the addition of pulmonary disease, the options are more limited, often requiring combined heart-lung transplantation. When the pulmonary disease is confined to one lung, there is potential for combined heart-single lung transplant or heart transplant alone to a single lung.
While there have been multiple reports of successful heart transplants in patients with single-lung anatomy or physiology, they only include heart transplantation to a single right lung. We report a case of successful heart transplantation in a patient with effective single left lung physiology.
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