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Lung Transplant Outcomes in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) with Significant Esophageal Dysfunction: A Comprehensive Single Center Experience.

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#1 Joelf

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Posted 12 May 2016 - 05:12 AM

Lung Transplant Outcomes in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) with Significant Esophageal Dysfunction: A Comprehensive Single Center Experience.

 

Relative to other lung transplant indications, our SSc group experienced comparable survival, despite the high prevalence of severe esophageal dysfunction. PubMed, Ann Am Thorac Soc, 04/14/2016. (Also see Lung Transplants)

 

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Posted 12 May 2016 - 06:15 AM

Thanks for that news article, Jo.

 

That is very good news for scleroderma patients who have esophageal dysfunction and who are in need of a lung transplant, as well.


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