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Severe pulmonary vascular change in patients dying with right ventricular failure after heart transplantation.
  1. P S Hasleton,
  2. N H Brooks
  1. Department of Pathology, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK.

    Abstract

    Two patients died following heart transplantation from failure of the donor right ventricle. Histological examination of the lungs showed occlusion of pulmonary veins. A more reliable method is required to predict the outcome for potential heart transplant recipients with a "borderline" pulmonary vascular resistance.

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