Role of open lung biopsy in lung transplant recipients in a single children's hospital: a 13-year experience

Cliff Khuat Chye Choong, Fabio J Haddad, Charles B Huddleston, Jennifer Bell, Tracey J Guthrie, Eric N Mendeloff, Pam Schuler, Maite De La Morena, Stuart C Sweet

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Abstract

Background: There are few data in the literature regarding the utility of open lung biopsy for the assessment of graft dysfunction after pediatric lung transplantation. The aim of this study is to review our experience with diagnostic open lung biopsy in lung transplant recipients in a childrena??s hospital.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204 - 208
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume131
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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Choong, C. K. C., Haddad, F. J., Huddleston, C. B., Bell, J., Guthrie, T. J., Mendeloff, E. N., Schuler, P., De La Morena, M., & Sweet, S. C. (2006). Role of open lung biopsy in lung transplant recipients in a single children's hospital: a 13-year experience. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 131(1), 204 - 208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.07.059