Female lung recipients appear to face higher risks related to pregnancy when compared to other solid organ transplant recipients.
Although successful pregnancies have been reported in female lung recipients, analyses of larger numbers of cases may help to identify pre-pregnancy factors predictive of adverse outcomes.
Centers are encouraged to report all pregnancies in transplant recipients to the NTPR.
Recommended CitationShaner, Julie; Carlin, Faith; Coscia, Lisa A.; McGrory, Carolyn H.; Armenti, Dawn; and Armenti, Vincent T., "Pregnancy Outcomes in Female Lung Transplant Recipients" (2010). Department of Surgery Faculty Papers & Presentations. Paper 26.