Having Cystic Fibrosis Appears to Increase Chance of Lung Transplant Rejection

Lung transplants are rejected in about 40 percent of those who receive them, but the incidence of rejection is even higher among people with cystic fibrosis (CF), according to a new study from Italy. The research paper, titled “Higher Risk of Acute Cellular Rejection in Lung Transplant Recipients with Cystic Fibrosis,“ appeared in the medical journal Annals of Transplantation. CF is one of the…

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