Lung transplantation in adults and children: putting lung function into perspective.

@article{Thompson2014LungTI,
  title={Lung transplantation in adults and children: putting lung function into perspective.},
  author={Bruce R. Thompson and Glen Philip Westall and Miranda A. Paraskeva and Gregory Ian Snell},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={1097-105}
}
The number of lung transplants performed globally continues to increase year after year. Despite this growing experience, long-term outcomes following lung transplantation continue to fall far short of that described in other solid-organ transplant settings. Chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD) remains common and is the end result of exposure to a multitude of potentially injurious insults that include alloreactivity and infection among others. Central to any description of the clinical… CONTINUE READING
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