Peter H Michelson
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Screening for PTLD in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients by measuring EBV DNA load in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid using real time PCRPeter Michelson
Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Pediatr Transplant 12:464-8. 2008..Therefore, it can be concluded that monitoring EBV DNA load in BALF following L-HLTx facilitates detection of PTLD in high-risk patients and may be superior to peripheral blood assays...
- Obesity, inflammation, and asthma severity in childhood: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004Peter H Michelson
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Duke Children s Hospital, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:381-5. 2009..The prevalences of asthma and obesity in children have increased significantly during the past 2 decades. The basis for the relationship between pediatric asthma and obesity is not well established...
- Bronchiolitis obliterans in childrenGeoffrey Kurland
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 39:193-208. 2005..This review will describe our current understanding of BO, and will call attention to those research areas that require continuing efforts in order to prevent or treat this entity...
- Increased mortality after pulmonary fungal infection within the first year after pediatric lung transplantationLara A Danziger-Isakov
Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 27:655-61. 2008..Risk factors, morbidity and mortality from pulmonary fungal infections (PFIs) within the first year after pediatric lung transplant have not previously been characterized...