Corpus ID: 25778912

Methotrexate can halt the progression of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplant recipients.

@article{Dusmet1996MethotrexateCH,
  title={Methotrexate can halt the progression of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplant recipients.},
  author={M. Dusmet and J. Maurer and T. Winton and S. Kesten},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={
          948-54
        }
}
  • M. Dusmet, J. Maurer, +1 author S. Kesten
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
BACKGROUND Methotrexate has been used successfully to treat refractory or recurrent rejection in heart transplant recipients. We therefore conducted an open pilot study to determine whether methotrexate is useful in the treatment of chronic rejection after lung transplantation. METHODS Between December 1993 and January 1995 methotrexate was prescribed to 10 patients with persistent or progressive bronchiolitis obliterans despite multiple attempts to control the chronic rejection with… Expand
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