Title: Preemptive Therapy with Steroids but Not Macrolides Improves Gas Exchange in Caustic-Injured Donor Lungs
Authors: Meers, Caroline M ×
Wauters, Shana
Verbeken, Erik
Scheers, Hans
Vanaudenaerde, Bart
Verleden, Geert
Van Raemdonck, Dirk #
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Series Title: The Journal of Surgical Research vol:170 issue:1 pages:E141-E148
Abstract: Background. Donor lungs are susceptible to aspiration in the period before and after brain death. We hypothesized that preemptive anti-inflammatory treatment may result in better graft performance as evaluated during ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP).
ISSN: 0022-4804
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Thoracic Surgery
Occupational, Environmental and Insurance Medicine (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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