Lynda Desforges

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Raised tricuspid regurgitant velocity (TRV) occurs in approximately 30% of adults with sickle cell disease (SCD), and has been shown to be an independent risk factor for death. TRV was assessed in 164 SCD patients who were subsequently followed up for survival. Raised pulmonary pressures were defined as a TRV jet ≥2.5 m/s on echocardiography. Elevated TRV(More)
Pulmonary involvement remains the main complication of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in renal transplantation (RT). Early diagnosis is required for the best management of patients, and preemptive therapy could be a successful approach. In order to define the predictive value of lung alveolocapillary abnormalities. We prospectively studied 26 renal(More)
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