Expression profiling of human donor lungs to understand primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation.

@article{Ray2007ExpressionPO,
  title={Expression profiling of human donor lungs to understand primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation.},
  author={M Ray and S Dharmarajan and J Freudenberg and W Zhang and G A Patterson},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 10},
  pages={2396-405}
}
  • M Ray, S Dharmarajan, +2 authors G A Patterson
  • Published 2007 in
    American journal of transplantation : official…
Lung transplantation is the treatment of choice for end-stage pulmonary diseases. A limited donor supply has resulted in 4,000 patients on the waiting list. Currently, 10-20% of donor organs offered for transplantation are deemed suitable under the selection criteria, of which 15-25% fail due to primary graft dysfunction (PGD). This has spawned efforts to re-examine the current selection criteria as well as search for alternative donor lungs selection criteria. In this study, we attempt to… CONTINUE READING