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Case #45 - A 67 year old woman has an epicardial biopsy after repeated pericardial effusions.
Case #44 - A 59 year old woman has sudden cardiac death. An autopsy was performed.
Case #43 - A 63 year old man has an unusual finding on his repeat heart transplantation.
Case #42 - A 47 year old woman presents with shortness of breath and undergoes an endomyocardial biopsy.
Case #41 - A 67 year old woman 3 years after transplant underwent a routine endomyocardial biopsy.
Case #40 - A 65 year old woman develops heart failure. An endomyocardial biopsy is performed.
Case #39 - A 30 year old man dies suddenly. An autopsy is performed.
Case #38 - A 46 year old woman presents for a routine post-transplant biopsy ~ 2 years after transplant.
Case #37 - A 28 year old woman presents with presumed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Case #36 - A 73 year old woman presents with a 6cm right ventricle mass.
Case #35 - A 20 year old man presents with a myocardial infarction.
Case #34 - A 66 year old woman dies of a retroperitoneal hemorrhage and an autopsy was performed.
Case #33 - A 45 year old man undergoes left ventricular device placement.
Case #32 - A 79 year old woman dies of an intraperitoneal hemorrhage and an autopsy was performed.
Case #31 - A 65 year old man undergoes a routine surveillance biopsy for cardiac transplantation.
Case #30 - A 48 year old man is found dead in bed.
Case #29 - A 60 year old man presents with aortic stenosis.
Case #28 - A 62 year old woman presents with a chest mass.
Case #27 - A 67 year old woman with complications from lymphoma treatment.
Case #26 - A 47 year old woman with heart failure.
Case #25 - A 32 year old man with progressive muscle weakness.
Case #24 - A 59 year old man received an LVAD for end stage heart failure.
Case #23 - A 62 year old man underwent cardiac transplantation.
Case #22 - A 2 year old girl underwent septal myectomy.
Case #21 - A 62 year old woman underwent endomyocardial biopsy for heart failure.
Case #20 - A 40 year old woman underwent heart transplant due to declining heart function.
Case #19 - A 42 year old man with a two year history of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) underwent autopsy.
Case #18 - A 63 year old man with a significant history of heart disease underwent autopsy.
Case #17 - A 58 year old HIV+, HCV+ man had interesting histologic findings in his heart at autopsy.
Case #16 - A 65 year old man was found to have a left atrial mass.
Case #15 - A 31 year old woman who underwent cardiac transplantation 7 years earlier presents for a routine endomyocardial biopsy.
Case #14 - A 49 year old woman with Noonan Syndrome underwent mitral valve replacement and atrial appendage removal.
Case #13 - A 26 5/7 week female fetus had in utero demise. An autopsy was unremarkable except for accelerated placental maturation and this heart finding.
Case #12 - A 35 year old woman has a mass in the IVC adjacent to the right atrium removed.
Case #11 - A 60 year old man underwent removal of his ascending aorta.
Case #10 - A 42 year old woman underwent aortic valve replacement.
Case #9 - A 60 year old woman underwent a surveillance biopsy for her heart transplant.
Case #8 - A 57 year old man underwent cardiac transplantation for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
Case #7 - A 50 year old woman has an ascending aortic aneurysm and undergoes repair and valve replacement.
Case #6 - A 54 year old woman undergoes endomyocardial biopsy in the setting of weight loss, edema and abnormal lab values.
Case #5 - An 83 year old man undergoes aortc valve replacement.
Case #4 - A 71 year old woman has new onset heart failure with a possible restrictive physiology.
Case #3 - A 67 year old woman has right sided valvular heart disease.
Case #2 - A 46 year old man has a two year history of hypertension and pulmonary embolism.
Case #1 - A 27 year old man presents with a history of dyspnea. Endomyocardial biopsy is performed.
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