Sirolimus ameliorated post lung transplant chylothorax in lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

@article{Ohara2008SirolimusAP,
  title={Sirolimus ameliorated post lung transplant chylothorax in lymphangioleiomyomatosis.},
  author={Toshiaki Ohara and Takahiro Oto and Kentaro Miyoshi and Hiroyuki Tao and Masaomi Yamane and Shinichi Toyooka and Megumi Okazaki and Hiroshi Date and Yoshifumi Sano},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={e7-8}
}
We report a successful case of sirolimus treatment for chylous pleural and peritoneal effusions of lymphangioleiomyomatosis after lung transplantation. A 32-year-old woman underwent living donor lung transplantation. Persistent chylous pleural and peritoneal effusions were seen postoperatively. Pleurodesis by intrathoracic injection of OK-432, minomycin… CONTINUE READING