Abstract:BackgroundCardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV) is a major limitation for long-term survival
of patients undergoing heart transplantation (HT). Some immunosuppressants can
reduce the risk of CAV.ObjectivesThe primary objective was to evaluate the variation in the volumetric growth of
the intimal layer measured by intracoronary ultrasound (IVUS) after 1 year in
patients who received basiliximab compared with that in a control group.MethodsThirteen patients treated at a single center between 2007 and 2009 were an… Show more
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