Predicting mortality in patients with sarcoidosis awaiting lung transplantation.

@article{Shorr2003PredictingMI,
  title={Predicting mortality in patients with sarcoidosis awaiting lung transplantation.},
  author={Andrew F. Shorr and Darcy B Davies and Steven Nathan},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2003},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={922-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify factors associated with mortality in patients with sarcoidosis listed for lung transplantation, and to create a model for predicting intermediate-term mortality in these individuals. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of patients with sarcoidosis listed for lung transplant in the United States between 1995 and 2000. After identifying important risk factors for death, we developed a mortality prediction model based on an inception cohort of 75% of the subjects. The… CONTINUE READING