Angiographic, pathologic, and clinical relationships in coronary artery disease in cardiac allografts.

@article{Haddad2005AngiographicPA,
  title={Angiographic, pathologic, and clinical relationships in coronary artery disease in cardiac allografts.},
  author={Michel Haddad and Peter W Pflugfelder and Collette Guiraudon and Richard J Novick and Frederick McKenzie and Alan Harold Menkis and William J. Kostuk},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1218-25}
}
BACKGROUND To date, the etiologic factors involved in the development of allograft coronary disease remain speculative and the treatment uncertain. The purpose of this study was to review the relationship of clinical, angiographic, and pathologic features of cardiac allograft vascular disease in a large population of heart transplant recipients followed for up to 15 years. METHODS From 1981 to 1996, 789 angiograms from 255 cardiac allografts were reviewed to determine the prevalence and… CONTINUE READING

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