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Acute Cardiac Allograft Rejection Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a cardiac transplant for echocardiographic evidence of acute rejection using the score of Dodd et al.

Specialty:

Immunology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, imaging studies

ICD-10:

T86.2, Z94.1

Description:

Dodd et al used echocardiography to identify cardiac transplant patients with acute rejection. This can help identify patients who should be aggressively evaluated. The authors are from Vanderbilt and Loma Linda Universities.

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