Lung Transplantation for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis in Japan

  title={Lung Transplantation for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis in Japan},
  author={Katsutoshi Ando and Yoshinori Okada and Miki Akiba and Takashi Kondo and Tomohiro Kawamura and Meinoshin Okumura and Fengshi Chen and Hiroshi Date and Takeshi Shiraishi and Akinori Iwasaki and Naoya Yamasaki and Takeshi Nagayasu and Masayuki Chida and Yoshikazu Inoue and Toyohiro Hirai and Kuniaki Seyama and Michiaki Mishima and Aric Gregson},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Lung transplantation has been established as the definitive treatment option for patients with advanced lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). However, the prognosis after registration and the circumstances of lung transplantation with sirolimus therapy have never been reported. METHODS In this national survey, we analyzed data from 98 LAM patients… CONTINUE READING