Jamileh Faeghi

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BACKGROUND Because of the shortage of lungs for transplantation, finding the suitable lungs in brain-dead donors is an important issue. Recruitment maneuver is a strategy aimed at re-expanding collapsed and edematous lung tissue. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of this maneuver on improving marginal lungs for transplantation. METHODS From(More)
OBJECTIVES To define the prevalence of various ranges of the ratio of partial arterial oxygen tension to fraction of inspired oxygen (Pao(2)/Fio(2)) and to determine correlative and predictive variables of donor lung Pao(2)/Fio(2). MATERIAL AND METHODS From the brain death database of Masih Daneshvari Hospital Organ Procurement Center, we extracted(More)
Concomitant pulmonary infections with Cryptococcus neoformans and Burkholderia cepacia in lung transplant recipients are very rare and create unique diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. Herein, we present a double lung transplant patient with cystic fibrosis who was found to have coinfection with these two rare organisms, though he was completely(More)
OBJECTIVES Rehospitalization is a significant burden for transplant systems, which use data on hospitalization to monitor practice outcomes. In this study, all rehospitalizations after successful lung transplant performed in our medical center during an 8-year period were assessed for cause, health care resource use, cost, and outcome. MATERIALS AND(More)
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