ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Quilty Phenomenon due to Cyclosporine Therapy That Carries Rejection Findings in Cardiac Transplantation
Emin TİRELİ, Semih BARLAS, Türkan ELMACI , Enver DAYIOĞLU, Cemil BARLAS, *Vakur OLGAÇ
İstanbul Ünivesitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi ABD
*İstanbul Üniversitesi Onkoloji Enstütüsü Patoloji Birimi
Cardiak transplantation has taken its place as an important therapeutic intervention for the end-stage heart disease. One year survival rate has increased to % 80 . Infection and organ rejection are still the major problems. Endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) which is current. It is crucial to differentiate the acute rejection pathology from Quilty phenomenon that appears in patients under cyclosporine therapy. We have seen this entity in one our patients at the 4th EMB after cardiac transplantation.
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