Effect of methylprednisolone on angiogenesis in syngeneic rat tracheal grafts.

Abstract

Airway anastomotic complications remain a cause of morbidity after clinical lung transplantation. The use of corticosteroid therapy to control pulmonary rejection has raised concern over delayed airway healing. We therefore investigated the hypothesis that the effects of methylprednisolone (MP) impair the revascularization and epithelial regeneration of… (More)

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