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

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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)

 

This item was posted in the ISN Newsroom. Please check the newsroom daily for updates on scleroderma and other related articles.


Jo Frowde

ISN Assistant Webmaster

SD World Webmaster

ISN Sclero Forums Manager

ISN News Manager

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International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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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.


Warm Hugs,

 

Shelley Ensz

Founder and President

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

Hotline and Donations: 1-800-564-7099

 

The most important thing in the world to know about scleroderma is sclero.org.

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