Bilateral injury of deep peroneal nerve in the patient after heart transplant

Adam Śmiechowski, Małgorzata Sobieszczańska-Małek
2020 Russian Journal of Cardiology  
In March 2015, a 62-year-old patient with advanced heart failure underwent a failed radiofrequency ablation, followed by paresis of muscles in the anterior compartment of the leg. After rehabilitation, partial recovery of the paresis was achieved. Orthotopic heart transplantation was performed 9 months after ablation at the at the Institute of Cardiology, followed by a bilateral paresis of muscles in the anterior leg compartment. Rehabilitation was implemented. The possible cause of paresis is
more » ... ause of paresis is most likely to be due to food shortages, mainly related to a folic acid deficiency.
doi:10.15829/1560-4071-2020-3790 fatcat:lnjpd6tklrfkxlwrrtxcct33bu