Amanda Rowe is the Executive Director for the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation. We caught up with Amanda to chat about attendance, technology and the high points of hosting a meeting à la Montréal... [click to keep reading]
Endomyocardial biopsy showing diffuse lymphocytic infiltrate with myocyte necrosis. These changes correspond to International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation grade 3B or revised grade 3 cellular rejection.
Heavy smokers can be successful lung donor candidates You might think that heavy smokers make for bad lung donors. But a new a study finds donors who smoked more than a pack of cigarettes a day for more than 20 years were strong candidates for double lung transplant donors. The study was presented this week at the annual Society of Thoracic Surgeons meeting.