Ricardo Henrique de Oliveira Braga Teixeira

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L transplantation is the standard of care for selected patients with advanced lung diseases, with more than 45,000 procedures performed until 2013. The median survival time after procedure is markedly increasing; therefore, caregivers seek to reduce long-term complications by developing maintenance immunosuppressive regimens that minimize use of calcineurin(More)
The current available literature evaluating lung resection surgery and lung transplantation in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) was reviewed through a PubMed search and references from selected studies were additionally included. Pulmonary resections, i.e. lobectomy, segmentectomy, and pneumonectomy, are seldom performed in CF. The main indications, in(More)
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