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Longitudinal trends and outcomes of adult heart transplantation in the U.S.

Published:January 22, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2021.01.001
      Heart transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage heart failure [
      • Yancy C.W.
      • Jessup M.
      • Bozkurt B.
      • et al.
      2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of heart failure: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
      ,
      • Khush K.K.
      • et al.
      The International Thoracic Organ Transplant Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: thirty-fifth Adult Heart Transplantation Report-2018.
      ]. Evaluation of outcome trends is imperative to identifying areas of improvement and making goal-directed policies.

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