The emotional state of the individual after heart-transplant
We have been associated with heart transplant programs in two Canadian Centres: London and Ottawa. Our involvement has been both at a research and at a clinical level. We would like to describe some aspects of our experience and research over the last 15 years. In London the surgical team focused only on the homograft heart whereas in Ottawa there has been some additional experience with the Jarvik heart-assisted device. Over 500 transplants have been carried out at these two centres over this period.
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