Restrictive allograft syndrome post lung transplantation is characterized by pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis

@article{Ofek2013RestrictiveAS,
  title={Restrictive allograft syndrome post lung transplantation is characterized by pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis},
  author={Efrat Ofek and Masaaki Sato and Tomohito Saito and Ute Wagnetz and Heidi C. Roberts and Cecilia Chaparro and Thomas K Waddell and Lianne G Singer and Michael A. Hutcheon and Shaf H Keshavjee and D. M. Hwang},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={26},
  pages={350-356}
}
We previously described restrictive allograft syndrome as a form of chronic lung allograft dysfunction, demonstrating restrictive pulmonary function decline. However, the histopathological correlates of restrictive allograft syndrome have yet to be satisfactorily described. We hypothesized that pulmonary pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis, as has recently been described in bone marrow transplant recipients, may also be present in the lungs of patients with restrictive allograft syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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