Long-Term Follow-up of a Heart Transplant Recipient with Documented Seroconversion to HIV-Positive Status 1 Year After Transplant

Authors


* Correspondending author: Mark H. Drazner, mark.drazner@utsouthwestern.edu

Abstract

Whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be an absolute contraindication to heart transplantation has been a topic of recent discussion. There is a paucity of data regarding the expected outcome of heart transplantation in a recipient who is HIV positive. Herein, we report the case and long-term follow-up of a woman who was found to have seroconverted to HIV positive status 1 year after transplant.

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