Stenting unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis in heart transplant patients--the good, bad, and the ugly.


The major cause of late death following orthotopic heart transplantation is coronary artery vasculopathy. Approximately 50% of heart transplant patients have coronary artery vasculopathy 5 years post-transplantation. With advances in interventional cardiology technology, heart transplant patients with selected lesions are now undergoing intravascular… (More)