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Title: POSTTRANSPLANT LYMPHOPROLIFERATIVE DISEASE IN CHILDREN AFTER HEART TRANSPLANTATION
Authors: MARCONDES, RafaelJATENE, MarceloCRISTOFANI, LilianTANAMATI, CarlaFERNANDES, MarcosBENVENUTI, LuizODONI, VicenteMIURA, NanaAZEKA, Estela
Citation: PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, v.17, n.2, p.194-194, 2013
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of PTLD after pediatric heart transplantation in a single center. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From 1992 to 2012, 115 patients were submitted to heart transplantation. One hundred and twenty transplants were performed. The clinical findings and outcome were evaluated. RESULTS: Nine (7.8%) of 115 patients developed PTLD. The presentation of PTLD was cervical tumor in three patients, abdominal tumor in three patients and pulmonary nodules in three patients. Five (55.5%) patients are alive. All had positive serology for EBV. CONCLUSION: PTLD is a severe complication after heart transplantation. Therapeutic strategies need to be developed to improve the survival in this
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