Christianne Manterfield

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare three dressing types in terms of their ability to protect against infection and promote healing, patient comfort, and cost-effectiveness. DESIGN Prospective, randomized controlled trial. SETTING Major metropolitan, academically affiliated, tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Seven hundred thirty-seven patients were randomized(More)
Lung transplantation (LTx) is a therapeutic option for severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients failing optimal medical therapy. The use of donation after circulatory determination of death (DCDD) donor lungs for PAH LTx has rarely been reported, primarily reflecting concerns that DCDD lungs represent extended criteria donors, at risk of(More)
BACKGROUND IVI epoprostenol is the only therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) with a randomized controlled trial demonstrating improved survival, when used as first-line monotherapy. In Australia it is used as salvage therapy for those failing treatment with other targeted therapies or presenting in World Health Organization functional class(More)
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