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.
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