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December 19, 2011

Impact of virtual cross match on waiting times for heart transplantation


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The concept of virtual crossmatching has been adopted by the cardiac transplant community and has expanded the donor pool by its feasibility.  In contrast, prospective cross matches which required donor cells and approximately 4 hours to perform limited the donor pool to regional centers where recipient blood could be sent.  Within Canada, the use of […]

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