Coronary arteriography in long-term human cardiac transplantation survivors.

@article{Silverman1974CoronaryAI,
  title={Coronary arteriography in long-term human cardiac transplantation survivors.},
  author={Jan F. Silverman and Martin J. Lipton and Allen Graham and Sylvia Harris and Lewis Wexler},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1974},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={838-43}
}
Coronary arterial lesions in survivors of cardiac transplantation result from accelerated coronary atherosclerosis. Clinical recognition of this event is difficult but essential for long-term management and prognostication. Coronary arteriography was performed on 30 occasions in a group of 16 patients 1-4 years after cardiac transplantation. Fifteen patients had normal coronary arteries at one year. Of 10 patients studied at two years, seven showed no change but three others revealed… CONTINUE READING