Identification and management of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome immediately post-heart transplantation

Panos N. Vardas, Zubair A. Hashmi, M. Azam Hadi

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Abstract

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is a serious hematologic disorder with high mortality if left untreated. A comprehensive literature review revealed only two cases of aHUS post-heart transplantation. In both cases the disease developed after induction of calcineurin inhibitor therapy. We report a case of immediate post-heart transplantation aHUS, manifested before the induction of, and therefore not associated with, calcineurin inhibitors. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12520 (J Card Surg 2015;30:373-375)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)373-375
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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