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Inherited genetic cause, possible treatment found for complex lung disorder

... not identified in the report, would be included in any trials involving new therapy, Dr. Trapnell added. The younger sister has undergone whole-lung lavage treatment at Cincinnati Children's. This improved her condition, although the invasive treatment may require repeated procedures. There have been ...

Type of stem cell found to reside in transplanted lungs

... fibrosis. The current study of MSCs included 172 bronchoalveolar lavage fluid samples collected and analyzed from 76 lung transplant recipients at ... Health System. The ability to isolate these cells with relative ease from lavage fluid is a very significant finding as it provides a potential source to ...

Bacteria from patient's dental plaque causes ventilator-associated pneumonia

... and every third day thereafter, up to 21 days. Bronchial alveolar lavage samples also were collected from those suspected of having developed ... Protein and DNA profiles of pathogens in plaque and in bronchial alveolar lavage samples were identified using a process called pulsed-field gel ...

Proteins may predict lung transplant rejection

... rejection. Lung fluid samples from '93-'96 The study used 411 lavage samples obtained from 137 lung transplant recipients from 1993-1996, Wendt explained. A lavage is a liquid that doctors introduce into the lung to wash out unwanted ...

How does Mycobacterium tuberculosis infect the lung?

... and 9 had neither active TB nor lung inflammation and served as healthy "controls." The patients underwent a procedure called broncho-alveolar lavage that washes out some of the secretions and cells from the lower respiratory tract. The researchers then analyzed the cells in different ways. They ...

Topical treatment shown to inhibit HIV and herpes simplex virus infection

... randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study among 20 HIV-infected women to assess the antiviral activity of PRO 2000 in cervicovaginal lavage (CVL) fluid collected before and one hour after administration of a single intravaginal dose of PRO 2000 gel or a matched placebo gel. CVL specimens ...
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