Diarrhea-An uncommon presentation of tertiary adrenal insufficiency following heart transplantation

Saad Sikanderkhel, M. Waqas Choudhry, Vincent Valentine, Ghannam Al-Dossari, Wissam Khalife

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Diarrhea following organ transplantation is usually associated with infection and immunosuppression therapy. We describe two patients with diarrhea following orthotopic heart transplantation due to tertiary adrenal insufficiency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
StateAccepted/In press - 2017



  • Diarrhea
  • Graft rejection
  • Heart
  • Immunosuppression
  • Solid organ transplant
  • Steroids
  • Tertiary adrenal insufficiency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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