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Table 1 Demographic and preoperative characteristics

From: Long-term outcome after bilateral lung transplantation – a retrospective study from a low-volume center experience

Recipient demographic No. or % or
mean ± SD rang
Age, year 41.8 ± 13.5 18 ~ 67
BMI, kg/m2 18.3 ± 3.1 12.9 - 24.1
Sex Female 12 48%
HBV carrier 5 20%
Respiratory status before LTx   
 Under oxygen at rest 7 28%
 Noninvasive MV 6 24%
 Invasive MV 9 36%
 ECMO (+invasive MV) 3 12%
Diagnosis   
 Bronchiectasis 7 28%
 Not associated with CF 6 24%
 Associated with CF 1 4%
 LAM 5 20%
 BO 4 16%
 PAH 3 12%
 Pneumoconiosis 3 12%
 IPF 2 8%
 COPD 1 4%
  1. BMI: Body mass index; HBV: Hepatitis B virus.
  2. MV: Mechanical Ventilator.
  3. ECMO: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
  4. CF: Cystic fibrosis.
  5. LAM: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis; BO: Bronchiolitis obliterans.
  6. PAH: Pulmonary arterial hypertension; IPF: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  7. COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.