Coronary artery spasm in the denervated transplanted human heart: a clue to underlying mechanisms.

Abstract

The mechanism of coronary artery spasm has been poorly understood but there has been some suggestion that cardiac autonomic innervation may play an important role. We report coronary artery spasm in a 43 year old man two years after he had received a transplant. Provocative pharmacologic testing suggested functional denervation of the patient's heart. Thus… (More)

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