Allograft vasculopathy and death in a cardiac transplant patient with angiographically normal coronary arteries

Thomas H. Johnson, Kenneth McDonald, Raouf Nakhleh, Andrew L. McGinn, Robert F. Wilson, Maria Teresa Olivari, Spencer H. Kubo

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Abstract

A cardiac transplant patient died of severe left ventricular dysfunction 2 weeks after coronary anglography demonstrated normal coronary arteries. Post mortem examination showed significant and diffuse allograft vasculopathy. Coronary angiography may have limited sensitivity In detecting allograft vasculopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-40
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1991

Keywords

  • complications of cardiac transplantation
  • coronary angiography
  • coronary artery disease

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