Deniz Çevi̇rme, Cengiz Köksal, Mehmet Balkanay, Hasan Sunar

Keywords: Heart Transplantation, Neurologic Dysfunction, Cyclosporin.


The clinical use of cyclosporine as an immunosuppressant improved the recipient's life span and revolutionized the field of cardiac transplantation. But most of the immunesuppressant drugs including cyclosporine may cause neurological and many other side effects. In this article we present three cases, from 58 patients, undergoing cardiac transplantation at our hospital from 1989 to 2008 in whom developed transient neurological complications.