Cardiac allograft valvulopathy: a case of donor-anorexigen-induced valvular disease.

@article{Prasad1999CardiacAV,
  title={Cardiac allograft valvulopathy: a case of donor-anorexigen-induced valvular disease.},
  author={Anil Prasad and Mandeep R Mehra and Myung Hee Park and Robert L. Scott and Patricia A. Uber and P Michael Mcfadden},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={1840-1}
}
We report on the transplantation of a cardiac allograft from a donor with prolonged exposure to anorexigens. This event allowed us to not only examine the early pathological alterations that characterize anorexigen-induced valvular damage, but to also study the posttransplantation outcome after the donor heart had been removed from the offending milieu. A… CONTINUE READING