Immunophenotyping and protein profiling of Fontan-associated plastic bronchitis airway casts.

@article{Racz2013ImmunophenotypingAP,
  title={Immunophenotyping and protein profiling of Fontan-associated plastic bronchitis airway casts.},
  author={Jennifer L Racz and Gerta Mane and Michael Ford and Lindsay Schmidt and Jeffrey Myers and Theodore J Standiford and Kurt R. Schumacher and Carlen G. Fifer and Mark W. Russell and Kathleen A. Stringer},
  journal={Annals of the American Thoracic Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={98-107}
}
RATIONALE Plastic bronchitis (PB) is a rare and deadly condition that is characterized by the formation of airway casts. It most frequently occurs in children with underlying congenital heart disease that has been surgically palliated by the Fontan procedure. The Fontan circulation results in above-normal central venous pressure, and it has been… CONTINUE READING