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2021 Dec 30

Medicine (Baltimore)



Renal allograft-related inflammation complicated by acute coronary syndromes: A case report.


Pliquett RU, Tannapfel A, Daneschnejad SS
Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Dec 30; 100(52):e28205.
PMID: 34967354.


Persistent systemic inflammation is considered to be predictive for future cardiovascular events. Here, in a patient with pyelonephritis of his failed renal allograft, consecutive coronary angiograms proved that coronary artery disease progressed within 3 weeks, when infection was uncontrolled.