Aortic valve replacement in a diseased bicuspid valve eleven years after transplantation

David L. Joyce, Stuart D. Russell, John V. Conte, Stephen M. Cattaneo

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Abstract

Cardiac allotransplantation is subject to a number of chronic complications that may limit graft survival. These include allograft coronary artery disease, renal dysfunction, hypertension, and malignancy, which are largely due to the immuno-modulatory and adverse effects of transplant medications. Reoperation for native allograft disease progression is a rarer phenomenon. We report a case of aortic valve replacement for bicuspid aortic valve stenosis that occurred in a patient more than ten years after cardiac transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)594-595
Number of pages2
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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