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Inhaled nitric oxide and pentoxifylline in rat lung transplantation from non-heart-beating donors. The Paris-Sud University Lung Transplantation Group.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
0022-5223
Publisher
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Publication Date
Volume
113
Issue
5
Pages
821–829
Identifiers
PMID: 9159615
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that treatment with inhaled nitric oxide + pentoxifylline results in a synergistic protection from ischemia-reperfusion injury after non-heart-beating donor lung transplantation. This is likely the result of a dual action on the graft vasculature and neutrophil sequestration.

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