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Research & Reviews  4,578 results

Increasing Lung Transplant Availability Using Normothermic Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) at a Dedicated EVLP Facility
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03641677

Jan 27th, 2023 - The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the CLES in enabling evaluation of potential donor lungs not otherwise used for transplant into subjects with end stage, survival-limiting lung disease in need of lung tran...

Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00084305

Jan 26th, 2023 - The etiology of pulmonary fibrosis is unknown. Analyses of blood, genomic DNA, and specimens procured by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from individuals wi...

A distractions capture tool for cardiac surgery and lung transplantation: impact on out...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13019-022-02065-5
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Arkley J, Ong LP et. al.

Jan 24th, 2023 - Surgical distractions are associated with worse patient outcomes. Lung transplantation and cardiac surgery's multi-disciplinary nature, and their inherent complexities render them more vulnerable to distractions. We aim to use a novel distractions...

Transbronchial Biopsy
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1894323-overview

Jan 23rd, 2023 - Background Transbronchial biopsy is performed by pulmonologists to diagnose focal and diffuse lung diseases. Compared with open lung biopsy, transbronchial biopsy has lower morbidity and mortality. Biopsy of the lung was performed by means of open...

Transbronchial Biopsy
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1894323-overview

Jan 23rd, 2023 - Background Transbronchial biopsy is performed by pulmonologists to diagnose focal and diffuse lung diseases. Compared with open lung biopsy, transbronchial biopsy has lower morbidity and mortality. Biopsy of the lung was performed by means of open...

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Guidelines  16 results

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) 2022 Expert Consensus Document: Th...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2022.06.024
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Hartwig M et. al.

Dec 15th, 2022 - The use of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in lung transplantation has been steadily increasing over the prior decade, with evolving strategies for incorporating support in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative settings. There i...

Guidelines of the Polish Respiratory Society on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Progress...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9717335
Advances in Respiratory Medicine; Piotrowski WJ, Martusewicz-Boros MM et. al.

Oct 27th, 2022 - The recommendations were developed as answers to previously formulated questions concerning everyday diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. They were developed based on a review of the current literature using the GRADE methodology. The experts su...

ISHLT position paper on thoracic organ transplantation in controlled donation after cir...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.03.005
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Offic... Holm AM, Courtwright A et. al.

Apr 5th, 2022 - Controlled organ donation after circulatory determination of death is increasingly being used for the donation of organs also in thoracic transplantation. This document outlines the position of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transpla...

International consensus recommendations for anesthetic and intensive care management of...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.07.012
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Offic... Marczin N, de Waal EEC et. al.

Nov 5th, 2021 - International consensus recommendations for anesthetic and intensive care management of lung transplantation. An EACTAIC, SCA, ISHLT, ESOT, ESTS, and AST approved document.|2021|Marczin N,de Waal EEC,Hopkins PMA,Mulligan MS,Simon A,|

Can Organs from SARS-CoV-2–Positive Donors Be Safely Transplanted?
https://www.jwatch.org/na54012/2021/09/07/can-organs-sars-cov-2-positive-donors-be-safely
NEJM Journal Watch; Kaul D.

Sep 7th, 2021 - In selected SARS-CoV-2–infected nonlung donors, risk for donor-to-recipient transmission appears very low. In all deceased potential organ donors, upper respiratory tract specimens are tested for SARS-CoV-2. If lung transplantation is being con...

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Drugs  6 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  359 results

Increasing Lung Transplant Availability Using Normothermic Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) at a Dedicated EVLP Facility
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03641677

Jan 27th, 2023 - The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the CLES in enabling evaluation of potential donor lungs not otherwise used for transplant into subjects with end stage, survival-limiting lung disease in need of lung tran...

Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00084305

Jan 26th, 2023 - The etiology of pulmonary fibrosis is unknown. Analyses of blood, genomic DNA, and specimens procured by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from individuals wi...

Clinical Study Evaluating Two Treatment Protocols for Immunosuppressive Drugs. Looking at 3-year Incidence of CLAD.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02936505

Jan 11th, 2023 - Study purpose: To evaluate whether the use of a once-daily tacrolimus-dose regimen (Advagraf®), based on anti-thymocyte globulin (Thymoglobulin®) induction, mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and corticosteroids, reduces the cumulative incidence of CLAD ...

Statin InTensity to Prevent Coronary Artery Vasculopathy After Heart Transplantation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05251129

Jan 9th, 2023 - Outcomes after heart transplantation (HT) are limited by development of coronary allograft vasculopathy (CAV). CAV comprises of macro- and microvascular coronary disease and is the third leading cause of graft dysfunction and late mortality follow...

Pirfenidone for Restrictive Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03359863

Jan 9th, 2023 - Despite advances in lung transplantation, median survival remains only 55% at 5 years. The primary cause of death is chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), occurring in 43% of recipients at 5 years. Recently, it has been recognized that CLAD c...

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News  243 results

ED Visits for Suicide Thoughts Rise; Bivalent Booster Benefit; Pandemic Experts Axed
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/101724

Nov 14th, 2022 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. Teen emergency department (ED) visits related to thoughts of suicide have seen an unprecedented rise since 2016. (Pediatrics) A federal judge in Texas ruled that the Affordable Care Act does not prot...

Consider Pulmonary Complications in Adult Cystic Fibrosis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/979034

Aug 10th, 2022 - Evolution in the management of cystic fibrosis has led to more patients surviving to adulthood, but data on the trends and comorbidities in adult patients, and the impact of disparities in access to care, have not been explored, according to a new...

Transplanted pig hearts functioned normally in deceased persons on ventilator support
https://www.mdedge.com/cardiology/article/256213/interventional-cardiology-surgery/transplanted-pig-hearts-functioned
Neil Osterweil

Jul 12th, 2022 - A team of surgeons successfully transplanted genetically engineered pig hearts into two recently deceased people whose bodies were being maintained on ventilatory support – not in the hope of restoring life, but as a proof-of-concept experiment in.

Pig Hearts Transplanted to Brain-Dead Recipients Work on Ventilator Support
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/977038

Jul 12th, 2022 - A team of surgeons successfully transplanted genetically engineered pig hearts into two recently deceased people whose bodies were being maintained on ventilatory support – not in the hope of restoring life, but as a proof-of-concept experiment in...

Pulmonary Vascular & Cardiovascular Network
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/256149/society-news/pulmonary-vascular-cardiovascular-network

Jul 11th, 2022 - Pulmonary Vascular Disease Section Restoration of RV function in PAH: Is it the holy grail to improve mortality and long-term outcomes? Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) remains an incurable disease, and clinical progression is inevitable. Des.

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Patient Education  6 results see all →