Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved

Technology may lead to more transplants, FDA says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Lung Transplantation
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Collaboration Combines CollPlant’s Proprietary rhCollagen-based BioInk Technology and United Therapeutics’ Regenerative Medicine and Organ Manufacturing Capabilities NESS ZIONA, Israel, November 12, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- Col... Devices, Regenerative Medicine, Licensing CollPlant, United Therapeutics, Lung Biotechnology PBC, 3D bioprinting
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ConclusionPatients who are at risk for SCA are patients who have had a cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation (VF) or sustained ventricular tachycardia (SVT), those with familial or inherited condition with sudden cardiac arrest risk, myocardial infarction with an ejection fraction (EF) of less than or equal to 35%, dilated cardiomyopathy (including NICM), with an EF of less than or equal to 35%, ICD explanations, and other conditions with high risk of ventricular tachycardia (VT) or VF are candidates for the WCD.The sample of data was from 186 patients. However, more patients were likely candidates but may not hav...
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionA diagnosis of LC following LTx remains rare. LC in the explanted lung seems to have no impact on survival for early ‐stage disease. LC in the transplanted or native remaining lung after LTx has poor prognosis.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Clinical Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate preoperative nutritional assessment as a predictor of LTX outcomes.
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
CONCLUSION:  In a post-LTx setting, LUS represents a clinical novelty as a feasible diagnostic and monitoring tool to identify pathological pulmonary complications in the early post-operative phase. PMID: 30414162 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Ultraschall in der Medizin - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Ultraschall Med Source Type: research
ConclusionPreoperative thoracic epidural placement provides improved analgesia without increased morbidity following lung transplantation.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Clinical Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Source: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionPercutaneous lung nodule needle biopsy can be performed accurately using cone-beam CT with navigational overlay.
Source: Pediatric Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Authors: Solidoro P, Corbetta L, Patrucco F, Sorbello M, Piccioni F, D'amato L, Renda T, Petrini F Abstract In the last decades, the use of flexible bronchoscopy (FB) has greatly increased in intensive care, anesthesia and thoracic surgery for diagnostic purpose, management of critical patients and to facilitate airway management for tracheal intubation, one lung ventilation and lung transplant management. The huge availability of endoscopic instruments and devices for airway management has amplified indications and possibilities for bronchoscopic procedures performed by intensive care physicians, anesthesiologist,...
Source: Panminerva Medica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Panminerva Med Source Type: research
Yasmin Swift, 19, from Ashford, Kent, needs a double lung and heart transplant after being diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension in November last year.
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