Posts Tagged ‘alternative wait list’

June 21, 2013

Preoperative Assessment of High Risk Candidates to Predict Survival Following Heart Transplantation.


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Alternative wait list strategies for heart transplant recipients have not yet been popularized in Canada. This article from Columbia University explores the concept of matching ñhigh riskî recipients with marginal donor organs. Survival analysis revealed lower post-HTx survival in high risk recipients (82.2 versus 87.4 % at 1-yr; 59.8 versus 76.3 % at 5-yrs post-HTx; […]

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