Posts Tagged ‘respiratory syncytial virus’

October 30, 2012

Oral versus inhaled ribavirin therapy for respiratory syncytial virus infection after lung transplantation.


Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/65750/domains/transplantnow.com/html/wp-content/themes/nephrology/scripts/pubmed.php on line 177

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/65750/domains/transplantnow.com/html/wp-content/themes/nephrology/scripts/pubmed.php on line 177

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/65750/domains/transplantnow.com/html/wp-content/themes/nephrology/scripts/pubmed.php on line 177
.   .   

RSV leads to significant morbidity in transplant patients. In lung transplants, respiratory virus infections are associated with acute rejection and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. Most experts treat RSV with ribavirin although the best route of ribavirin administration is unknown. In this study, the authors compare oral and inhaled routes of ribavirin administration in 21 lung transplant […]

No Comments Posted in Transplant Infectious Disease
April 14, 2012

Clinical and radiological features of respiratory syncytial virus in solid organ transplant recipients: a single-center experience


Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/65750/domains/transplantnow.com/html/wp-content/themes/nephrology/scripts/pubmed.php on line 177

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/65750/domains/transplantnow.com/html/wp-content/themes/nephrology/scripts/pubmed.php on line 177

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/65750/domains/transplantnow.com/html/wp-content/themes/nephrology/scripts/pubmed.php on line 177
.   .   

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is well known to cause serious pulmonary infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, but the effect of this virus in solid organ transplant recipients is less understood. This retrospective review identified 24 patients within 3 years who developed RSV infection, 50% of who were solid organ transplant recipients (5 […]

No Comments Posted in Lung Transplantation