TITLE

Lung transplant and cystic fibrosis: what's new from the UK and France?

AUTHOR(S)
Noone, Peadar G.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug2008, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p668
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which suggests that lung transplant for most children with cystic fibrosis under 18 years of age offers no survival advantage. The complex statistical methodology and conclusions have since been challenged and rebutted by several lung transplant experts. It discusses the controversies with regards to lung transplant for patients with cystic fibrosis infected with Burkholderia cepacia complex microorganism.
ACCESSION #
34153254

 

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