Case 48

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 60-year-old man was under regular follow-up post cardiac transplant. This had been performed 25 years before. A routine CXR was taken as part of annual review (Image 1).


Renal Cell Carcinoma Organ Transplant Patient Metallic Clip Uterine Cervical Carcinoma Multiple Pulmonary Nodule 
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Further Reading

  1. Penn I (2000) Post –transplant malignancy: the role of immunosuppression. Drug Saf. 23(2):101–13PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Mohammadi S et al (2007) Long-term survival of heart transplant recipients with lung cancer: the role of chest computed tomography screening. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 55(7):438–4PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Dasari et al (2011) Utility of screening computed tomography of chest, abdomen and pelvis in patients after heart transplantation. Eur J radio feb 5 (Epub)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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