Title: Pirfenidone: A Potential New Therapy for Restrictive Allograft Syndrome?
Authors: Vos, Robin ×
Verleden, Stijn
Ruttens, David
Vandermeulen, Elly
Yserbyt, Jonas
Dupont, Lieven
Van Raemdonck, Dirk
De Raedt, N
Gheysens, Olivier
De Jong, P. A
Verleden, Geert
Vanaudenaerde, Bart #
Issue Date: Nov-2013
Publisher: Munksgaard International Publishers
Series Title: American Journal of Transplantation vol:13 issue:11 pages:3035-3040
Article number: 10.1111/ajt.12474
Abstract: This case report describes the evolution of pulmonary function findings (FVC, FEV1 and TLC) and CT features with pirfenidone treatment for restrictive allograft syndrome following lung transplantation. Furthermore, we herein report hypermetabolic activity on (18) F-FDG PET imaging in this setting, which could indicate active fibroproliferation and pleuroparenchymal remodeling. These findings may warrant further investigation.
ISSN: 1600-6135
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
Thoracic Surgery
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