Epstein-Barr virus associated graft failure following heart/lung transplantation.
AuthorsEgan, J J
Stewart, J P
Hasleton, Philip S
Arrand, John R
Rahman, A N
Carroll, K B
Woodcock, A A
AffiliationNorth West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.
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AbstractA 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.
CitationEpstein-Barr virus associated graft failure following heart/lung transplantation. 1996, 51 (11):1160-2; discussion 1164-5 Thorax