Use of over-sized mature pulmonary lower lobe grafts results in superior pulmonary function

BACKGROUND: Mature lobar transplantation will increase the pediatric donor organ pool; however, issues regarding size discrepancy between donor grafts and recipient lungs remain unresolved. We hypothesized that an oversized mature pulmonary lobar allograft implanted into an immature recipient would...

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Published in:The Annals of thoracic surgery, Vol. 64, No. 2 (1997), p. 307-12
Main Author: Binns, O A
Other Involved Persons: DeLima, N F ; Buchanan, S A ; King, R C ; Cope, J T ; Maliszewskyj, J D ; Tribble, C G ; Kron, I L
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1552-6259
Item Description:Date Completed 04.09.1997
Date Revised 21.11.2013
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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