Posts Tagged ‘OPTN’

April 1, 2013

OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: heart.


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This annual report from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network provides an American update with temporal trends in cardiac transplant activity.

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February 23, 2012

Trends in Wait-List Mortality in Children Listed for Heart Transplantation in the United States: Era Effect Across Racial/Ethnic Groups


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This study utilized the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) database for all children <18 years old listed for heart or multivisceral transplant, between 1989-2009 and examined the effect of era and race on waitlist mortality.  Their analysis showed that the overall waitlist mortality has decreased across the eras after adjustment for patient related factors. […]

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