Extracorporeal photopheresis in the treatment of persistent rejection in a pediatric lung transplant recipient.

@article{Wise2003ExtracorporealPI,
  title={Extracorporeal photopheresis in the treatment of persistent rejection in a pediatric lung transplant recipient.},
  author={Barbara Wise and Karen E. King and Alain H. Rook and Peter J. Mogayzel},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={61-4}
}
Lung transplantation is an accepted therapy for children with end-stage lung disease. One-year lung transplant survival rates of 86% have been reported by the United Network for Organ Sharing. Allograft rejection is a common cause of death following transplantation. Extracorporeal photopheresis is a novel therapy used to treat solid-organ rejection; this… CONTINUE READING