Table 2: Indications for transplantation, type of lung transplant and immunosuppressive medications, reported by the study participants (n= 117).

Indication for Lung Transplantation n (%)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 29 (25)
Lung fibrosis 24 (21)
Cystic fibrosis 19 (16)
Alpha 1- antitrypsin deficiency 19 (16)
Pulmonary arterial hypertension 7 (6)
Emphysema 4 (3)
Bronchiectasis 3 (3)
Other* 12 (10)
Type of Transplantation n= * (%)
Double lungs 98 (84)
Single lung 18 (16)
Immunosuppression n (%) **
Mycophenolate mofetil 79 (75)
Steroids 63 (59)
Cyclosporine 61 (58)
Tacrolimus 45 (42)
Azathioprine 12 (11)
Other 34 (32)

*Information about one patient is missing, as are data regarding the type of graft in one patient, n=116. ** Missing data on 11 patients, n= 106. All patients took more than one immunosuppressive type of medication.

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