National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Girl Gets Adult Lungs

Sarah Murnaghan, 10, who has cystic fibrosis, underwent successful surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a family spokeswoman said.    
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Tiffany Senter (pictured) of Shasta Lake City, California is only 25, but she's been at deaths door twice. Tiffany was born with cystic fibrosis and has had to have two lung transplants.
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Sophie Gannon, from Bexley, South London, had a double lung transplant in 2011. Her and her partner, Josh Thomas, were told they do not fit the funding criteria, and are now fundraising money.
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by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Jump to The Resident (Season 2; Episode 13): A risky organ transplant; Jump to The Good Doctor (Season 2; Episode 14):Face Transplant; Jump to Chicago Med (Season 4; Episode 13): Suspecting the worst; HIV safety or stigmatization; Suspicion and stealing from patients; Jump to Greys Anatomy (Season 15; Episode 12): Removing Dying Patient’s Autonomy The Resident (Season 2; Episode 13): A risky organ transplant Eloise is a third year medical student in need of a double lung transplant as a result of her cystic fibrosis.…
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Sophie Gannon, from Bexley, South London, had a double lung transplant in 2011. Her and her partner, Josh Thomas, were told they do not fit the funding criteria, and are now fundraising money.
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ConclusionThe cumulative effective dose exceeded 100 mSv in 5 years in 37% of LT recipients, the reason why continuous efforts should be made to optimize chest CT acquisitions accounting for 73% of the radiation dose.
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The twenty-five years experience shows a consistent improvement in the results of lung transplantation which is now accepted as the only effective curative treatment for end stage lung disease. PMID: 30686555 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
ConclusionsESS represents the best option to improve clinical QoL of CF patients who do not response to conventional medical therapy, with a stabilization of respiratory function after transplantation.
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
In this study we aimed to study LT mortality in CF patients with and without pan-resistant infection.
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL CLINICAL SCIENCE Source Type: research
Presence of pan-resistant organisms in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) potentially impacts mortality after lung transplant (LT). We aimed to study LT mortality in CF patients with and without pan-resistant infection.
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Clinical Science Source Type: research
ConclusionBenchmarked against an implicit Australian willingness-to-pay threshold for life-threatening diseases, our model suggests inhaled mannitol provides a cost-effective addition to best supportive care in patients with cystic fibrosis, irrespective of concomitant dornase alfa use.
Source: PharmacoEconomics - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
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