Clinical and demographic factors associated with post-lung transplantation survival in individuals with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Stephenson2015ClinicalAD,
  title={Clinical and demographic factors associated with post-lung transplantation survival in individuals with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Anne L Stephenson and Jenna R Sykes and Yves Berthiaume and Lianne G Singer and Shawn D. Aaron and George Alex Whitmore and Sanja Stanojevic},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={1139-45}
}
BACKGROUND Contemporary studies evaluating post-transplant survival are limited and often include data from single centers or selected sub-groups. The purpose of this study was to evaluate overall transplant survival and to identify risk factors associated with death after transplant. METHODS The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Registry, a population-based cohort, was used to describe survival after lung transplant. Pre-transplant factors associated with post-transplant survival were estimated using… CONTINUE READING
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