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Elbert P. Trulock III, MD

Rosemary and I. Jerome Flance Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, Medicine
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program

Specialty Areas

Pulmonary Disease
Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary Hypertension

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lung transplantation, heart-lung transplantation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), antitrypsin deficiency emphysema, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, respiratory disorders, sercoidosis, lymphangiomyomatosis, eosinophilic granuloma and Eisenmengers syndrome

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-454-8917
Fax: 314-362-9272

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pulmonary, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri 1983
Residency: Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1981
Medical Degree: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 1978
B.S.: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 1968

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Role of C4d Deposition in the Diagnosis of Antibody-Mediated Rejection after Lung Transplantation.
Aguilar PR, Carpenter D, Ritter J, Yusen RD, Witt CA, Byers DE, Mohanakumar T, Kreisel D, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
Am J Transplant. 2017 Oct 9; doi: 10.1111/ajt.14534.

PMID:
    28992372
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impact of Delayed Chest Closure on Surgical Site Infection After Lung Transplantation.
Aguilar PR, Bemiss BC, Witt C, Byers DE, Kreisel D, Puri V, Meyers B, Patterson GA, Krupnick AS, Yusen RD, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct; 104(4)1208-1214. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.023.

PMID:
    28821338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Falsely Elevated Plasma Creatinine Due to an Immunoglobulin M Paraprotein.
McGill MR, Vijayan A, Trulock EP, Witt CA, Kohler GD, Scott MG
Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Nov; 68(5)789-792. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.014.

PMID:
    27461852
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Psychosocial Predictors of Mortality Following Lung Transplantation.
Smith PJ, Blumenthal JA, Trulock EP, Freedland KE, Carney RM, Davis RD, Hoffman BM, Palmer SM
Am J Transplant. 2016 Jan; 16(1)271-7. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13447.

PMID:
    26366639
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hyperammonemia Syndrome After Lung Transplantation: A Single Center Experience.
Chen C, Bain KB, Iuppa JA, Yusen RD, Byers DE, Patterson GA, Trulock EP, Hachem RR, Witt CA
Transplantation. 2016 Mar; 100(3)678-84. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000868.

PMID:
    26335916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of pre-transplant allosensitization on outcomes after lung transplantation.
Bosanquet JP, Witt CA, Bemiss BC, Byers DE, Yusen RD, Patterson AG, Kreisel D, Mohanakumar T, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Nov; 34(11)1415-22. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2015.06.003.

PMID:
    26169666
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cadaveric nerve allotransplantation in the treatment of persistent thoracic neuralgia.
Barbour JR, Yee A, Moore AM, Trulock EP, Buchowski JM, Mackinnon SE
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 99(4)1414-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.092.

PMID:
    25841822
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplant or bust: patients' recommendations for ideal lung transplant education.
Davis LA, Ryszkiewicz E, Schenk E, Peipert J, LaSee C, Miller C, Richardson G, Ridolfi G, Trulock EP, Patterson GA, Waterman A
Prog Transplant. 2014 Jun; 24(2)132-41. doi: 10.7182/pit2014432.

PMID:
    24919729
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study of rabbit ATG in the prophylaxis of acute rejection in lung transplantation.
Snell GI, Westall GP, Levvey BJ, Jaksch P, Keshavjee S, Hoopes CW, Ahya V, Mehta A, Trulock EP 3rd, ATG Study Investigators.
Am J Transplant. 2014 May; 14(5)1191-8. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12663.

PMID:
    24618385
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurobehavioral functioning and survival following lung transplantation.
Smith PJ, Blumenthal JA, Carney RM, Freedland KE, O'Hayer CVF, Trulock EP, Martinu T, Schwartz TA, Hoffman BM, Koch GG, Davis RD, Palmer SM
Chest. 2014 Mar 1; 145(3)604-611. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2127.

PMID:
    24233282
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute antibody-mediated rejection after lung transplantation.
Witt CA, Gaut JP, Yusen RD, Byers DE, Iuppa JA, Bennett Bain K, Alexander Patterson G, Mohanakumar T, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Oct; 32(10)1034-40. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.07.004.

PMID:
    23953920
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibodies to K-α 1 tubulin and collagen V are associated with chronic rejection after lung transplantation.
Hachem RR, Tiriveedhi V, Patterson GA, Aloush A, Trulock EP, Mohanakumar T
Am J Transplant. 2012 Aug; 12(8)2164-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04079.x.

PMID:
    22568593
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A shift in the collagen V antigenic epitope leads to T helper phenotype switch and immune response to self-antigen leading to chronic lung allograft rejection.
Tiriveedhi V, Angaswamy N, Brand D, Weber J, Gelman AG, Hachem R, Trulock EP, Meyers B, Patterson G, Mohanakumar T
Clin Exp Immunol. 2012 Jan; 167(1)158-68. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2011.04486.x.

PMID:
    22132895
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Arterial Blood Gases
Trulock EP III, Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW
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PMID:
    21250212
    [PubMed]
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Short- and long-term outcomes of 1000 adult lung transplant recipients at a single center.
Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Puri V, Guthrie TJ, Trulock EP, Meyers BF, Patterson GA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jan; 141(1)215-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.09.009.

PMID:
    21093882
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Respiratory virus-induced dysregulation of T-regulatory cells leads to chronic rejection.
Bharat A, Kuo E, Saini D, Steward N, Hachem R, Trulock EP, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Mohanakumar T
Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Nov; 90(5)1637-44; discussion 1644. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.06.048.

PMID:
    20971279
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibodies to self-antigens predispose to primary lung allograft dysfunction and chronic rejection.
Bharat A, Saini D, Steward N, Hachem R, Trulock EP, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Mohanakumar T
Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct; 90(4)1094-101. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.06.009.

PMID:
    20868794
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies and preemptive antibody-directed therapy after lung transplantation.
Hachem RR, Yusen RD, Meyers BF, Aloush AA, Mohanakumar T, Patterson GA, Trulock EP
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Sep; 29(9)973-80. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2010.05.006.

PMID:
    20558084
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anatomic distortion of the right coronary artery as a complication of lung transplantation.
Melby SJ, Larue SJ, Lasala JM, Pal N, Lakshminarasimhachar A, Trulock EP, Kreisel D, Pasque MK, Puri V, Patterson GA, Krupnick AS
Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun; 89(6)2000-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.10.070.

PMID:
    20494065
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Azithromycin is associated with increased survival in lung transplant recipients with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
Jain R, Hachem RR, Morrell MR, Trulock EP, Chakinala MM, Yusen RD, Huang HJ, Mohanakumar T, Patterson GA, Walter MJ
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 May; 29(5)531-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2009.12.003.

PMID:
    20133163
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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