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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fateh-Moghadam, S; Bocksch, W; Wessely, R; Jäger, G; Hetzer, R; Gawaz, M 
Title:
Cytomegalovirus infection status predicts progression of heart-transplant vasculopathy. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Transplant vasculopathy (TVP) is the most common cause of death and retransplantation after heart transplantation. Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection has been linked to atherosclerosis and to the development of TVP. A prospective study evaluating the relation between CMV infection and progression of TVP is lacking thus far. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the influence of CMV infection status on the progression of TVP within 1 year. METHODS: We enrolled 103 co...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Transplantation 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
76 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1470-4 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0041-1337 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik