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Quinolone-related Achilles tendinopathy in heart transplant patients: incidence and risk factors
[Abstract] Background. A high incidence of Achilles tendinopathy—tendinitis or rupture—has been observed after quinolone treatment in lung and kidney transplant patients. In the absence of relevant published data, we aimed ...
Impact of short-term mechanical circulatory support with extracorporeal devices on postoperative outcomes after emergency heart transplantation: data from a multi-institutional Spanish cohort
[Abstract] Objectives. We sought to investigate the potential impact of preoperative short-term mechanical circulatory support (MCS) with extracorporeal devices on postoperative outcomes after emergency heart transplantation ...
Indoleamine, 2-3 dioxygenase activity could be an early marker of graft rejection in heart transplantation
[Abstract] Background. The indoleamine, 2-3 dioxygenase (IDO) is an inducible intracellular enzyme with immunosuppressive effects mainly on lymphocyte populations. It has been postulated that indirect determination of IDO ...
Chronic anemia in heart transplant patients: prevalence, risk factors, and prognostic significance
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Data on chronic anemia following heart transplantation (HT) are scarce and contradictory. Our aims were to determine the prevalence of chronic anemia after HT, to identify predisposing ...