Epstein-Barr virus associated graft failure following heart/lung transplantation

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  • Authors:
  • Jim J. Egan
  • James P. Stewart
  • Philip S. Hasleton
  • N. Yonan
  • Paul Bishop
  • And 4 others
  • External authors:
  • John R. Arrand
  • Ali N. Rahman
  • Kevin B. Carroll
  • Ashley A. Woodcock

Abstract

A case is described of late pulmonary graft failure in a heart lung transplant recipient. The major characteristics were alveolar fibrosis and a restrictive physiological deficit. Epstein-Barr virus was implicated as an aetiological agent using immunohistochemical analysis and by a response to treatment with ganciclovir.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1160-1162
Number of pages2
JournalThorax
Volume51
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1996