Posts Tagged ‘listing status’

July 9, 2012

Highly sensitized patients in cardiac transplantation: Early outcomes from the Canadian Prioritized Organ Sharing Program


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The highly sensitized patient remains a hot issue in the heart transplantation community. In this letter to the editor, our Canadian Cardiac Transplant Network (CCTN) colleagues share the initial Canadian experience in incorporating the Category 4 sensitized (4S) listing status. This preliminary review demonstrates the initial overall satisfactory short-term outcomes from the Canadian 4S-prioritized national […]

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October 1, 2011

The impact of heart failure severity at time of listing for cardiac transplantation on survival in pediatric cardiomyopathy


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In this unique study, a dataset merging patients within both the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry and the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study is analyzed to address the question of the survival benefit of transplantation for children with cardiomyopathies based on severity of heart failure.  Given the ongoing shortage of organ donors, especially within the pediatric age group, […]

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