' Old' Lungs May Be Good Transplant Options

THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2017 -- Lungs from older donors are a viable option for lung transplants and should be considered more often, a new study suggests. Survival rates for younger recipients of lung transplants from donors older than 60 are similar to...
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Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Source Type: research
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Source Type: research
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Source Type: research
Conditions:   Advanced Lung Disease;   Lung Transplant;   Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Interventions:   Device: MRP and NMES(neuromuscular electric stimulation);   Other: Standard of Care Sponsor:   University of Maryland Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis;   Lung Transplant; Complications Interventions:   Drug: Nintedanib;   Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet Sponsors:   Temple University;   Boehringer Ingelheim Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Advanced Lung Disease;   Lung Transplant;   Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Interventions:   Device: MRP and NMES(neuromuscular electric stimulation);   Other: Standard of Care Sponsor:   University of Maryland Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis;   Lung Transplant; Complications Interventions:   Drug: Nintedanib;   Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet Sponsors:   Temple University;   Boehringer Ingelheim Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Fungal Infection Interventions:   Other: Universal Posaconazole Prophylaxis;   Other: Pre-emptive Posaconazole Therapy Sponsors:   Bayside Health;   Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Not yet recruiting
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Doctors in Scotland believe a woman’s large tattoo on her leg may have been the cause of her unexplained inflammation and severe leg pain. The authors of a report on the woman’s case, published in BMJ Case Reports, say it is a reminder to physicians that they should be mindful of their patients’ tattoos if they encounter unusual and unexplained symptoms. The 31-year-old woman was suffering a condition called inflammatory myopathy, which affected her left leg and caused pain severe enough to disrupt her sleep. The woman had a double lung transplant in 2009, and was taking drugs to suppress her immune syst...
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A woman with cystic fibrosis and lung transplants suffered chronic pain for three years after she had a tattoo on her thighGetting a tattoo if you have a weakened immune system could put you at risk of complications, doctors have warned. The caution comes after a woman with cystic fibrosis and lung transplants developed thigh and knee pain after having body art inked on her leg.Doctors say those taking immunosuppressant drugs should take precautions if considering body art. These medicines are often given after an organ transplant or to treat autoimmune conditions such as Crohn ’s disease, lupus or rheumatoid arthrit...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Tattoos Medical research Immunology Biochemistry and molecular biology Health Cystic fibrosis Diabetes Source Type: news
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