Pulmonary complications of liver transplantation: radiological appearance and statistical evaluation of risk factors in 300 cases

@article{Golfieri2000PulmonaryCO,
  title={Pulmonary complications of liver transplantation: radiological appearance and statistical evaluation of risk factors in 300 cases},
  author={Rita Golfieri and Emanuela Giampalma and Antonio Maria Morselli Labate and P. d'Arienzo and Elio Jovine and Gian Luca Grazi and Alighieri Mazziotti and Massimo Maffei and Chiara Muzzi and S. Tancioni and Claudia Sama and Antonino Cavallari and Giampaolo Gavelli},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={1169-1183}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence, radiographic appearance, time of onset, outcome and risk factors of non-infectious and infectious pulmonary complications following liver transplantation. Chest X-ray features of 300 consecutive patients who had undergone 333 liver transplants over an 11-year period were analysed: the type of pulmonary complication, the infecting pathogens and the mean time of their occurrence are described. The main risk factors for lung infections were… CONTINUE READING

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