Atrialization of right ventricular pressure during acute cardiac allograft rejection

Eduardo de Marchena, William Madrid, Paula Wozniak, Laurie Futterman, Alberto Mitrani, Hooshang Bolooki

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We describe a patient who, during an episode of acute cardiac rejection, developed such severe systolic dysfunction that there was transient near-adynamic function of the right ventricle. This right ventricular dysfunction was reflected hemodynamically by the unusual finding of atrialization of right ventricular pressures. The patient's cardiac function returned to normal after treatment with extensive immunotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-55
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1990


  • cardiac
  • graft rejection
  • systolic dysfunction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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