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Postoperative Care of the Heart Transplant Patient

  • Nicholas R. Banner
  • Iman Hamour
  • Haifa Lyster
  • Margaret Burke
  • Michael J. Boscoe
  • Gilles D. Dreyfus

Abstract

Heart transplantation has become established as a highly successful therapy for selected patients with advanced cardiac failure.Long-term survival rates after transplantation far exceed those achieved by medical therapy for this condition.

Keywords

Right Ventricle Acute Rejection Heart Transplantation Brain Death Mechanical Circulatory Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas R. Banner
    • 1
  • Iman Hamour
    • 2
  • Haifa Lyster
    • 3
  • Margaret Burke
    • 4
  • Michael J. Boscoe
    • 5
  • Gilles D. Dreyfus
    • 6
  1. 1.Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust,Cardiology and Transplant MedicineImperial College University of LondonMiddlesexUK
  2. 2.Department of Cardiology and Transplant MedicineThe Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust,Harefield HospitalMiddlesexUK
  3. 3.Transplantation, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, Pharmacy DepartmentHarefield HospitalMiddlesexUK
  4. 4.Department of HistopathologyRoyal Brompton and Harefield NHS TrustMiddlesexUK
  5. 5.Department of AnaestheticsRoyal Brompton and Harefield NHS TrustMiddlesexUK
  6. 6.NHLI,Department of Cardiac SurgeryImperial CollegeLondonUK

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