Among specific topics are immunological principles of acute rejection, donor heart selection, pediatric lung transplantation, living donor liver transplantation, peri-operative care and early complications in kidney transplantation, intestinal transplantation, corneal transplantation, and the legal and operational framework of transplant service in Europe and the US.
What does LT stand for?
LT stands for Lung Transplantation
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We have 55 other meanings of LT in our Acronym Attic
- Lote (Portuguese: lot; postal usage)
- Loudest Talker (voice conferencing algorithm)
- Low Temperature
- Low Tension
- Low Testosterone
- Lower Tray
- Lubrication Threads (SAE)
- Lucent Technologies
- Lufttransport AS (Norway)
- Lunch Time
Samples in periodicals archive:
The future of heart and lung transplantation looks very strong in Newcastle thanks to the joint trust-university initiative to build the UK's first transplant institute.
Director of the Transplant Service Steven Tsui said: "Combined heart lung transplantation is becoming less common because of severe donor organ shortages and it is remarkable that our team was able to carry out these two operations on consecutive days.
Background: Lung transplantation involves vagal nerve interruption resulting in sensory airway denervation and impairment of the cough reflex.
Chapters address topics such as chemokine receptors and transplantation, measurement of intracellular cytokines to improve therapeutic monitoring of immunosuppressive drugs following lung transplantation, polyoma BK virus nephropathy in renal transplant recipients, immunobiology of xenograft rejection, and the role of viruses in allograft rejection.
9) Lung transplantation Survival is best with bilateral lung transplant, then single lung transplant, and lastly combined heart-lung transplant.