Functional status is highly predictive of outcomes after redo lung transplantation: an analysis of 390 cases in the modern era.

@article{Kilic2013FunctionalSI,
  title={Functional status is highly predictive of outcomes after redo lung transplantation: an analysis of 390 cases in the modern era.},
  author={Arman Kilic and Claude A. Beaty and Christian A. Merlo and John V. Conte and Ashish S Shah},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={1804-11; discussion 1811}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate whether functional status is a predictor of outcomes after redo lung transplantation (LTx). METHODS Adults undergoing redo LTx after implementation of the Lung Allocation Score (May 2005 to December 2010) were identified in the United Network for Organ Sharing database. Patients were stratified into three… CONTINUE READING