Posts Tagged ‘cardiomyopathy’

February 23, 2012

What is high risk? Redefining elevated pulmonary vascular resistance index in pediatric heart transplantation


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The risk of right heart failure early post transplant has lead some centers to avoid cardiac transplant in children with a pulmonary vascular resistance index (PVRi) >6 Wu x m2. However, this number is not universally agreed upon.  This retrospective, single center review of 158 cardiomyopathy patients transplanted between 1984-2010 examined the role of elevated PVRi […]

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