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Percutaneous coronary angioplasty in a cardiac transplant recipient.
  1. M D Gammage,
  2. M F Shiu,
  3. T A English
  1. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham.


    Two years after an orthotopic cardiac transplant a 28 year old man was found to have clinically significant stenosis of the right coronary artery at routine coronary angiography. This lesion was accompanied by a perfusion defect on exercise thallium scintigraphy. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty of the lesion improved the angiographic appearance of the stenosis and reduced the exercise thallium perfusion defect.

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