Lung Transplantation in a Patient with Pre-transplant Coloni
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In recent decades, the indications for lung transplantation (LT) have been extended.With the progress in immunosuppressant modulation and antibiotics, successful LT has been performed in patients colonized with drug-resistant pathogens, although colonization with highly resistant bacteria is generally considered to be a relative contraindication to LT Extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter baumannii is a nosocomial pathogen frequently associated with prolonged ventilation in the intensive care unit or the long-term use of broad spectrum antibiotics. We herein report a case of pretransplant colonization of XDR A. baumannii in a patient who underwent bilateral lung transplantation for BOS after stem cell transplantation that was complicated by a severe infection......

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