Heart transplantation following myocardial infarction due to Takayasu's arteritis.

Abstract

We report a 14-yr-old girl who presented with cardiogenic shock because of compression of the left main coronary artery secondary to Takayasu's arteritis. The patient required cardiac transplantation with hemi-arch replacement at the time of transplant because of ascending aortitis. To our knowledge, this is the first case of cardiac transplantation in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01616.x

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