Prevalence of pleural effusions post orthotopic heart transplantation

Misra H., Dikensoy Ö. , Rodriguez R. M. , Bilaceroglu S., Wigger M., Aaron M., ...More

RESPIROLOGY, vol.12, no.6, pp.887-890, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2007.01174.x
  • Title of Journal : RESPIROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.887-890


Background and objective: The prevalence and natural history of pleural effusions occurring after orthotopic heart transplantations (OHT) are essentially unknown. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, laterality, size and prognosis of pleural effusions occurring after OHT.