Pretransplant lung function, respiratory failure, and mortality after stem cell transplantation.

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RATIONALE The role of pulmonary function before stem cell transplant as a potential risk factor for the development of early post-transplant respiratory failure and mortality is controversial. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of the pretransplant pulmonary function of 2,852 patients who received their transplant between 1990 and 2001… (More)

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@article{Parimon2005PretransplantLF, title={Pretransplant lung function, respiratory failure, and mortality after stem cell transplantation.}, author={Tanyalak Parimon and David K. Madtes and David H. Au and Joan G. Clark and Jason W Chien}, journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine}, year={2005}, volume={172 3}, pages={384-90} }