Priscila Cilene León Bueno de Camargo

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Lung transplantation is a well-established treatment for patients with advanced lung disease. The evaluation of a candidate for transplantation is a complex task and involves a multidisciplinary team that follows the patient beyond the postoperative period. Currently, the mean time on the waiting list for lung transplantation in the state of São Paulo,(More)
Falta de adesão ao tratamento em pacientes submetidos a transplante pulmonar: uma questão de vida ou morte Lung transplantation is a complex intervention, requiring strict adherence to a very specific medical regimen, which involves not only drug taking but also a fairly restrictive daily routine. The extent to which patients adhere to the prescribed(More)
Our objective was to determine the levels of lactate dehydrogenase, IL-6, IL-8, and VEGF, as well as the total and differential cell counts, in the pleural fluid of lung transplant recipients, correlating those levels with the occurrence and severity of rejection. We analyzed pleural fluid samples collected from 18 patients at various time points (up to(More)
Lung transplantation presents a wide range of challenges for multidisciplinary teams that manage the care of the recipients. Transplant teams should perform a thorough evaluation of transplant candidates, in order to ensure the best possible post-transplant outcomes. That is especially true for the psychologist, because psychological issues can arise at any(More)
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