Posts Tagged ‘cystic fibrosis’

April 1, 2013

Body mass index and its effect on outcome in children after lung transplantation


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With higher rates of malnutrition at the time of lung transplantation compared to adult patients, the effect of body mass index (BMI) on transplant outcome in pediatric patients is unknown. Using the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry on Pediatric Lung Transplantation, this retrospective study classified pediatric lung recipients according to BMI and […]

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December 19, 2011

Increased serum vitamin A and E levels after lung transplantation


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Previous research identified an increase in serum vitamin A and E levels post lung transplantation in patients with cystic fibrosis.  This study examined the pre- and post-lung transplant serum vitamin A and E levels in patients with end stage lung disease of all causes, concluding that the increased levels previously noted in cystic fibrosis patients […]

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