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Pediatric Pulmonary Expert Comments on Study of Lung Transplants for Cystic Fibrosis
Date:11/21/2007

s illness, in addition to other factors such as the length of time a patient remains on the waiting list for a donated organ. The system in place when the study was performed allocated lungs based only on the duration of the patient's wait.

Allen's co-author on the editorial is Gary Visner, M.D., a transplant surgeon formerly at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and now at Children's Hospital, Boston.

The Cystic Fibrosis Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children with CF, and has been recognized as a model program by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. One of the largest programs for cystic fibrosis in the U.S., it also offers lung transplantation among its treatments. The Center staff works in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which provides a program for adult CF patients.

About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu.

Contact: Rachel Salis-Silverman

Phone: (267) 426-6063

Salis@email.chop.edu


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