Glossary Term

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation


An international not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and treatment of end-stage heart and lung diseases, comprising more than 2,200 professionals, ISHLT is an OPTN member in the Medical Professional/Scientific Organization category. (OPTN Glossary May 2021)

A multidisciplinary professional organization dedicated to improving the care of patients with advanced heart or lung disease through transplantation, mechanical support, and innovative therapies via research, education, and advocacy (Alliance Terminology & Data Resources May 2021)