James Fann

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  • Chronic mitral valve rejection requiring replacement in a nine-year-old allograft ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY Ihnken, K., Fann, J. I., Burdon, T. A., Johnson, F. L., Kosek, J. C., Shumway, N. E. 2005; 80 (5): 1909-1911


    A 43-year-old woman underwent mitral valve replacement for severe mitral regurgitation nine years after orthotopic heart transplant. Histopathology showed chronic rejection of the mitral valve with lymphocytic infiltrates. The patient is well at one year follow-up. This report describes an identified case of chronic mitral valve rejection requiring valve replacement.

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.06.036

    View details for Web of Science ID 000232970500054

    View details for PubMedID 16242482

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