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July 7, 2013

Anti-reflux surgery for lung transplant recipients in the presence of impedance-detected duodenogastroesophageal reflux and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome: A study of efficacy and safety


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Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) has been linked to aspiration of gastric refluxate, thought to trigger an inflammatory process. This retrospective study aimed to determine the safety of anti-reflux surgery in lung transplant recipients and also to assess its effect on lung function. Forty lung transplant recipients with histologic evidence of gastroesophatgeal reflux aspiration on lung […]

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