Lung transplantation in a Japanese patient with schizophrenia from brain-dead donor

Gen Hosp Psychiatry. Jan-Feb 2013;35(1):102.e11-3. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.03.013. Epub 2012 Apr 26.


We herein report a case of lung transplantation in a patient with schizophrenia. The findings show that patients with schizophrenia can be considered for lung transplant after careful evaluation of psychiatric status and indications.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Detergents / poisoning
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Lung Transplantation / psychology*
  • Male
  • Pneumoconiosis / etiology
  • Pneumoconiosis / surgery*
  • Schizophrenia / complications*


  • Detergents