Pathology of Cardiac Allograft Rejection. 2: Acute Cellular

  • A. G. Rose


Cardiac transplantation has become firmly established as a treatment for terminal cardiac failure. The early experimental work in animals[1]–[7] that preceded the first human-to-human cardiac transplant in 1967 is now mainly of historical interest. Thomsong documented the pathological findings in the donor heart of Louis Washansky, who was the recipient in this first historic operation. Shortly thereafter Lower et al.[9] reported their experience with human cardiac transplantation.


Acute Rejection Endomyocardial Biopsy Donor Heart Heart Lung Transplant Myocyte Necrosis 
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