Table. 1—

1 Clinical characteristics of eight transplant recipients with and 12 without bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome(BOS)

BOSNon-BOS
Patients n812
Sex F:M3:56:6
Type of transplantation
 Single-lung14
 Double-lung78
 Heart-lung00
Underlying disease
 COPD22
 α1-Antitrypsin deficency13
 Primary pulmonary hypertension11
 Idiopathic lung fibrosis13
 Cystic fibrosis31
 Cor pulmonale01
 Hämosiderosis01
Age yrs45.0 (34.3–49.5)37.5 (25.0–54.2)#
Days of follow-up1288 (1116–1634)886 (480–2303)
FEV1 after follow-up % baseline value46.5 (42.3–49.2)85.5 (80–93.3)+
BOS grade 0012
BOS grade I10
BOS grade II10
BOS grade III60
Histopathological confirmation50
  • Results expressed as median (25–75th percentile) or n. F: female; M: male; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second. #: p = 0.652; : p = 0.894; +: p<0.0001.