Transplantation of the lungs and heart and lung for patients with severe pulmonary complications from sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis. 1990 Mar;7(1):9-11.


Heart-lung transplantation is now a feasible treatment for patients with end-stage pulmonary sarcoidosis. Recurrence of a sarcoidosis in the transplanted lungs may occur, but has not been a clinical problem.

MeSH terms

  • Graft Rejection
  • Heart Transplantation*
  • Humans
  • Lung Transplantation*
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / etiology
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / surgery*
  • Sarcoidosis / complications*