A survey of anti-fungal management in lung transplantation.

  title={A survey of anti-fungal management in lung transplantation.},
  author={J. Stephen Dummer and Nikoloz Lazariashvilli and Jean Paul Barnes and Mathew Ninan and Aaron P. Milstone},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  volume={23 12},
BACKGROUND Fungal infections are an important complication of lung transplantation, but no controlled studies of their management have been performed. Knowledge of actual anti-fungal strategies may aid in the design of future prospective studies. METHODS Thirty-seven of 69 active lung transplant centers, accounting for 66% of all US lung transplantations, responded to our survey. The survey focused on fungal surveillance, pre- and post-transplant prophylaxis, and approach to fungal… CONTINUE READING

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