[Fatal Respiratory Failure Developed during Chemotherapy for Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma that Occurred Late after Lung Transplantation].

@article{Kitahara2016FatalRF,
  title={[Fatal Respiratory Failure Developed during Chemotherapy for Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma that Occurred Late after Lung Transplantation].},
  author={Akihiko Kitahara and Seijiro Sato and Terumoto Koike and Masanori Tsuchida},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={69 11},
  pages={941-945}
}
We report here a case of fatal respiratory failure developed during chemotherapy for diffuse large B cell lymphoma that occurred late after lung transplantation. 25-year- old man underwent lung transplantation from brain death donor for respiratory failure due to interstitial pneumonia at the age of 16 years old. Two years after transplantation, his respiratory function decreased gradually. Chronic lung allograft dysfunction including bronchiolitis obliterans( BOS) and restrictive allograft… CONTINUE READING