Table 1

Baseline patients’ characteristics (n=152)

Characteristicn (%)
Age *
 9–39 years old46 (30.3)
 40–59 years old56 (36.8)
 >60 years old50 (32.9)
Sex
 Male90 (59.2)
 Female62 (40.8)
Indication for lung transplantation
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease79 (52.0)
 Cystic fibrosis39 (25.6)
 Diffuse interstitial lung disease22 (14.5)
 Pulmonary hypertension9 (5.9)
 Other3 (2.0)
Transplant procedure
 Double lung94 (61.9)
 Single lung54 (35.5)
 Heart/lung4 (2.6)
Retransplantation3 (2.0)
Death during the study period39 (25.7)
No of lung transplantations during the study period103 (67.8)
  • *Age at the time of the first lung transplantation