Posts Tagged ‘orthotopic heart transplantation’

April 1, 2013

Pre-transplant malignancy: an analysis of outcomes after thoracic organ transplantation


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Using the UNOS database, this retrospective study compared survival post lung-transplantation or orthotopic heart transplantation in patients with pre-transplant malignancy (PTM) to a matched cohort without PTM. The incidence of PTM in lung transplants was 5.4% and in orthotopic heart transplants was 5.6%. No significant difference was noted in survival at 30-days, 1-year, and 5-years […]

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