Roger Gauthier

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BACKGROUND There have been many suggestions that diminished exercise capacity in patients that have undergone lung transplantation is due, in part, to peripheral muscle dysfunction, brought on by either detraining or immunosuppressive therapy. There is limited data quantifying skeletal muscle function in this population, especially in those more than 18(More)
A 15-year-old girl with end-stage lung disease from cystic fibrosis underwent a bilateral lung transplantation. Infarction of the left lung allograft required its removal on day 10. The patient went on to have an uneventful recovery except for a prolonged air leak from the right allograft of approximately 29 days. The left pleural cavity opacified with time(More)
Located a few miles west of Pittsburgh, the area is easily accessed from the parkway and attendees will not have to travel through the tunnels. Arrival time is 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.for check-in at a table outside the Duquesne Room. At 1:00 p.m. lunch will be served in the Duquesne Room. The menu is: Garden Green Salad-Assorted Dressings Entree Choice:(More)