News in brief: lung transplant in bronchiectasis; improving CPAP adherence;

Bronchiectasis outcomes distinctly different from other post-transplant patients Non-CF bronchiectasis patients have poorer outcomes after lung transplantation, including a lower 5-yr survival, than patients with other indications. A retrospective study of consecutive lung transplant patients at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital found mortality was 2.24 times higher in the bronchiectasis group than obstructive lung disease (OLD) patients ...

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