News tagged with lung transplants

Scientists offers way to disrupt fibrosis

A team of scientists that includes Saint Louis University researchers has identified a new way to intervene in the molecular and cellular cascade that causes fibrosis – a condition where the body's natural process of forming ...

Nov 10, 2013
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Diabetes key to transplant success, research finds

(Medical Xpress)—Better management of diabetes could dramatically improve outcomes for lung transplant patients, with new research showing that those without diabetes lived twice as long as transplant recipients ...

Jun 19, 2013
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Adempas approved to treat pulmonary hypertension

(HealthDay)—Adempas (riociguat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat two types of pulmonary hypertension, characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs.

Oct 09, 2013
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When the isolated lung runs out of air

A lung transplant is the only treatment option for patients faced with imminent pulmonary failure. But suitable donor organs are highly susceptible to damage in transit. A team of researchers based at LMU's Walther Straub ...

Feb 01, 2012
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