The Houston Methodist Lung Transplant Risk Model: A Validated Tool for Pretransplant Risk Assessment.

Affiliation

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas; Department of Surgery, J.C. Walter Jr Transplant Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Lung transplantation is the gold standard for a carefully selected patient population with end-stage lung disease. This study sought to create a risk stratification model using only preoperative recipient data to predict 1-year postoperative mortality during the pretransplant assessment.

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