Pulmonology & Critical Care

Research and innovation from Vanderbilt Lung Institute’s pulmonology and critical-care experts

Latest in Pulmonology & Critical Care

6 Degrees to a Better Dual-Organ Transplant

During a double lung-liver transplant, using 10 C for organ storage provided ample time for the inherent complexity.

T-to-A Metric for Fever Fails Scrutiny

Large study results argue against time-prescribed antibiotics for febrile children with cancer.

Strategies to Support Pulmonary Transplant Patients – and their New Lungs

Organ storage temperatures and levels of vaccine dosing are being studied to improve outcomes for transplant patients.

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Stoking Successful Heart Replacement in Adults with CHD

Vanderbilt transplant expert weighs in on how to set up CHD patients to survive and thrive after transplantation.
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Atlas of Cells Sparks New Thinking in Lung Injury

Single-cell sequencing drives a need to look beyond ‘hallmark’ genes.

Improving Lung Health for Preterm Babies

Team-based quality improvement framework has brought organization to neonatal initiatives and improved respiratory outcomes.
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Which Antibiotics to Choose for Hospital Infection?

Cefepime raised neurotoxicity risk; piperacillin-tazobactam did not raise risk to kidneys as previously thought.
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Transplant Excellence Result of Skill, Innovation and Teamwork

Vanderbilt surpasses its previous annual record for solid organ transplants, establishing it as the fifth-largest transplant center in the nation.
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Refined Tool Aids in Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The TREAT 2.0 model outperforms conventional models for lung cancer prediction.