Table 3

Causes of death in the patients of the early (before 1991) and the late (after 1991) groups

      Early (n=147)Late (n=114)
Total number of deaths4816
Death in first 12 months137
 Right ventricle failure10
 Acute rejection50
 Surgical complications21
 Graft versus host disease10
 Vascular disease01
Death between 12 and 41 months5 63-150
 Vascular disease11
 Unexplained graft failure10
Death after 41 months29 13-150
 Graft versus host disease81
 Multiorgan failure51
 Vascular disease50
  • 3-150 Of 57 patients with follow up of at least 41 months.