It is estimated that less than 30 % of patients with Burkholderia cenocepacia who receive lung transplants survive over five years with many dying from very early after transplantation to recurrence of serious infection with this bacteria. According to Dr CF patients without this infection 5-year expected after the transplant survival of up to 70 % on average. The debate within the transplant community is whether to allocate donor lungs patients with Burkholderia cenocepacia, in the knowledge that much lower than much worse than in CF patients without this infection..
‘All of us feel at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System honored to have this recognition for the second consecutive year,’says Ronald R. Peterson, president Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. ‘It is not enough to provide the best care available. Provided that care within a very fundamental and ethical environment. To less less is a disservice to our patients, themselves and the principles by which. Established our hospital more than a century ago ‘..
The SonoDrugs project is a partnership between 15 European Union – based industrial partner, teaching hospitals and academic institutions. It be over four years and has a budget of 15.9 million, 9 million of which in the context the 7th able Framework Programme the EU the program.