Heart Allograft Biopsy Interpretation

Rejection
Figure 1. This is an example of a normal endomyocardial biopsy, or a Grade 0 rejection. In contrast to the histological appearance of cardiac muscle at autopsy, contraction bands can be seen in endomyocardial biopsies from allograft recipients and are without clinical significance.


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