Risk factors for the development of obliterative bronchiolitis after lung transplantation.

@article{Girgis1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for the development of obliterative bronchiolitis after lung transplantation.},
  author={Reda E. Girgis and I-Ping Tu and Gerald J. Berry and Hermann C Reichenspurner and Vincent G. Valentine and John V. Conte and Andrew Ting and Isobel Johnstone and Joan E Miller and Robert Clayton Robbins and Bruce A. Reitz and James Theodore},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={1200-8}
}
BACKGROUND Acute rejection has emerged as an important risk factor for obliterative bronchiolitis after lung transplantation. We performed a multivariate analysis to assess the impact of additional variables. METHODS Seventy-four recipients (48 heart-lung, 18 single-lung, and 8 bilateral-lung recipients) who survived longer than 90 days and underwent transplantation more than 15 months before data analysis were included in this study. Several variables were entered into a Cox regression… CONTINUE READING
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