Orthotopic lung transplantation in rats has been developed as a model to study organ dysfunction, but available tools for monitoring the graft function are limited. In this study, lung ultrasound (LUS) is proposed as a new non-invasive monitoring tool in awake rodents.

Lung ultrasound as a monitoring tool in lung transplantation in rodents: a feasibility study

DIANA, PAOLO;ZAMPIERI, DAVIDE;FURLANI, ELISA;PIVETTA, EMANUELE EMILIO GIUSEPPE;Calabrese, Fiorella;PEZZUTO, FEDERICA;Marulli, Giuseppe;Rea, Federico;Ori, Carlo;Persona, Paolo
2018

Abstract

Orthotopic lung transplantation in rats has been developed as a model to study organ dysfunction, but available tools for monitoring the graft function are limited. In this study, lung ultrasound (LUS) is proposed as a new non-invasive monitoring tool in awake rodents.
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