Lung transplantation for patients with end‐stage Sauropus androgynus‐induced bronchiolitis obliterans (SABO) syndrome

@article{Luh1999LungTF,
  title={Lung transplantation for patients with end‐stage Sauropus androgynus‐induced bronchiolitis obliterans (SABO) syndrome},
  author={S. P. Luh and Y. Lee and Y. Chang and H. Wu and S. H. Kuo and S. Chu},
  journal={Clinical Transplantation},
  year={1999},
  volume={13}
}
  • S. P. Luh, Y. Lee, +3 authors S. Chu
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Transplantation
  • Sauropus androgynus (SA), a vegetable of the Euphorbiaceae family, is a common food source in Malaysia. In Taiwan, over 30 patients have developed progressive respiratory failure after consuming the extract from raw SA leaves as a means of losing weight. Symptoms consistent with a severe obstructive ventilatory defect progressed, despite cessation of SA intake and treatment with bronchodilators, corticosteroids, cytotoxic agents and plasmaphresis. Five patients with end‐stage Sauropus… CONTINUE READING
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