Katie Prager, wife in real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple, dies

Katie Prager, the wife in the real "Fault in Our Stars" couple, died Thursday after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant. She was 26 years old.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Related Links:

Publication date: Available online 7 June 2018 Source:The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Author(s): Sarah Cullivan, Karen Redmond, Carole Ridge, Oisin J. O’Connell A 21-year-old patient presented with a short history of fatigue and dyspnea on a background of a double lung transplant for cystic fibrosis and pre-existing chronic superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO). Computed tomography of the chest demonstrated a 3-cm mass occluding the right pulmonary veins, with associated right upper and lower lobe parenchymal pulmonary infiltrates. Two invasive procedures were performed with similar complications in both procedures.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Abstract A 21-year-old patient presented with a short history of fatigue and dyspnea on a background of a double lung transplant for cystic fibrosis and pre-existing chronic superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO). Computed tomography of the chest demonstrated a 3-cm mass occluding the right pulmonary veins, with associated right upper and lower lobe parenchymal pulmonary infiltrates. Two invasive procedures were performed with similar complications in both procedures. PMID: 29885978 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann Thorac Surg Source Type: research
Authors: West NE, Flume PA Abstract INTRODUCTION: Cystic fibrosis (CF) outcomes and survival have improved over the last century primarily due to advancements in antibiotics, nutritional and pulmonary therapies. Reviewed here are the significant unmet needs that exist for individuals with CF. Areas Covered: With the recent development of medications that address the underlying defect in the CF protein, there is hope that there will be continued improvement in CF outcomes. However, there remains a need to prevent or stop progression of CF related complications, as the CF protein is important to several body systems....
Source: Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Expert Rev Respir Med Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Workshops Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Poster Sessions Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Poster Sessions Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: E-Poster Sessions Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Workshops Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Workshops Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Workshops Source Type: research
More News: Cystic Fibrosis | Health | Lung Transplant | Transplant Surgery | Transplants