Table 4

 Histological findings on native lungs obtained from the five transplanted patients*

Sex/ageHaemodynamicsSarcoidosis granulomasVascular lesionsHaemosiderosis
ArteriesVeins
mPAP(mm Hg)PVRI(IU/m)NodesParenchymaArteriesVeinsIntimal fibrosis and/or medial hypertrophyPlexiform lesionsObliterationIntimal fibrosisPerivascular fibrosis
*All the patients had radiographic stage IV and severe pulmonary fibrosis on HRCT scanning.
†Histological vascular changes are recorded qualitatively: −, absent, +, present.
mPAP, mean pulmonary artery pressure; PVRI, pulmonary vascular resistance index.
M/575230.4++++++
M/39337.3++++++++
M/476733.5++++++++
M/395119.1++++++++
F/27295+++++++++