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Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid characteristics in acute and chronic lung transplant rejection.

Authors
  • Slebos, Dirk-Jan
  • Postma, Dirkje S
  • Koëter, Gerard H
  • Van Der Bij, Wim
  • Boezen, Marike
  • Kauffman, Henk F
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 2004
Volume
23
Issue
5
Pages
532–540
Identifiers
PMID: 15135367
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In the present study we were not able to show any difference in lymphocyte sub-types when comparing acute rejection and control subjects. Cellular and soluble parameters in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid appear useful for diagnosing bronchiolitis obliterans.

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