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The appropriate selection of lung transplant recipients is an important determinant of outcomes. This consensus document is an update of the recipient selection guidelines published in 2006. The(More)
Brain-dead donors are the major source of lungs for transplantation. Brain death is characterized by two hemodynamic phases. Initially, massive sympathetic discharge results in a hypertensive crisis.(More)
Total lymphoid irradiation (TLI) has been used to control renal and cardiac allograft rejection. Data evaluating TLI in bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), the physiological manifestation of(More)
Highly purified populations of alveolar epithelial cells (type II pneumocytes) were isolated from human lung specimens. These cells were characterised histochemically, by demonstrating the presence(More)