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Lung transplants may do more harm than good in children with cystic fibrosis

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 29 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1118

A lung transplant is the only remaining therapeutic option for some children with cystic fibrosis, thanks to the relentless progress of the disease. But doctors should warn children and their families that the operation may not be the lifeline they were hoping …

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