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July 9, 2012

Impact of warm ischemia time on survival after heart transplantation


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Donor organ availability remains the limiting step in heart transplantation. Careful organ harvesting techniques aim to reduce organ damage and promote graft survival and adequate organ function post transplant. Donor organ damage occurs primarily as a result of ischemia-warm and cold phases-times and hypothermia. In this retrospective analysis, the authors reviewed the outcomes for warm […]

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