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23 April 2021: Original Paper

A Single-Center Experience with Lung Transplants During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wojtek Karolak 1ABE , Elżbieta Woźniak-Grygiel 2CE , Monika Łącka 3BC , Jacek Wojarski 1BG , Salma Ali Addo 4EF , Adith Kumaravel 4EF , Salin Khan 4EF , Reema Shinde 4EF , Ikram Mukhtar Nuur 4EF , Feven Kifle Reta 4EF , Jan Rogowski 1G , Ewa Jassem 4EG , Krystyna Pastwa 1F , Aleksandra Pałasz 1B , Nikodem Ulatowski 1B , Sławomir Żegleń 24ADG*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.929946

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e929946

Table 1 Characteristics of patients considered for lung transplantation.

CharacteristicsQualifications for lung transplant 2019 before COVID-19N=102Mean±SD/n (%)Qualifications for lung transplant 2020 (till November) during COVID-19N=87Mean±SD/n (%)p
 Female28 (27.5%)34 (39.1%)0.0905
 Male74 (72.5%)53 (60.9%)0.0905
 COPD44 (43.1%)31 (35.6%)0.2934
 IPF9 (8.8%)12 (13.9%)0.2668
 IPAH8 (7.8%)3 (3.5%)0.2082
 EAA16 (15.7%)16 (18.4%)0.6219
 UIP16 (15.7%)19 (21.8%)0.2818
 CPFE6 (4.9%)1 (1.1%)0.1361
 COPD+UIP2 (2.0%)3 (3.5%)0.5253
 EMPHYSEMA2 (2.0%)1 (1.1%)0.6215
 LAM0 (0.0%)1 (1.1%)0.2883
COVID-19 – corona virus disease – 2019; COPD – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CF – cystic fibrosis; IPF – idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; IPAH – idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; EAA – extrinsic allergic alveolitis; UIP – usual interstitial pneumonia; LAM – lymphangioleiomyomatosis; CPFE – combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema; SD – standard deviation.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358