Association of methacholine challenge test with diagnosis of chronic lung allograft dysfunction in lung transplant patients.

@article{Siddiqui2018AssociationOM,
  title={Association of methacholine challenge test with diagnosis of chronic lung allograft dysfunction in lung transplant patients.},
  author={Atif S Siddiqui and Gagan Kumar and Tilottama Majumdar and Edward A. Graviss and Duc T. Nguyen and Ahmad Goodarzi and Thomas S. Kaleekal},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2018},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={
          e13397
        }
}
  • Atif S Siddiqui, Gagan Kumar, +4 authors Thomas S. Kaleekal
  • Published in Clinical transplantation 2018
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD) is a complication of lung transplantation. We sought to determine whether bronchial hyperresponsiveness detected by the methacholine challenge test (MCT) at 3 months after lung transplant (LT) predicts the development of CLAD. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study of 140 LT patients between 1/2008 and 6/2014 who underwent MCT at 3 months after LT. Pearson's chi-squared test and Kruskal-Wallis test were used to compare… CONTINUE READING

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