Contributed by Anthony J. Demetris, M.D.
Per referral report, the patient is a 65-year-old male. S/P
right ventricle biopsy. Review of outside material.
Final Diagnosis (Case 2)
ALLOGRAFT HEART, ENDOMYOCARDIAL BIOPSY -
- NO TO FOCAL MILD ACUTE CELLULAR REJECTION, GRADE 0-1A.
- MILD ENDOCARDIAL FIBROSIS.
Previous Biopsies on this Patient:
TPIS Related Resources:
Heart Allograft Biopsy Grading
Heart Transplant Topics
Gross Description - Case 2
The specimen consists of three (3) consult slides with an accompanying surgical pathology report.
Microscopic Description - Case 2
There are four fragments of endomyocardium, two of which contain
a minimal to mild perivascular inflammatory infiltrate. Myocyte
necrosis is not identified. Mild endocardial fibrosis is seen.
No infectious organisms are identified.
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