Does the UNOS heart transplant allocation system favor men over women?

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this paper was to identify sex differences in survival of patients awaiting orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT). BACKGROUND Women have a higher mortality rate while awaiting OHT than men, and the reason has not been fully determined. METHODS We included all adult patients in the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jchf.2014.03.008

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@article{Hsich2014DoesTU, title={Does the UNOS heart transplant allocation system favor men over women?}, author={Eileen M. Hsich and Randall C. Starling and Eugene H. Blackstone and Tajinder Singh and James B. Young and Eiran Z Gorodeski and David O. Taylor and Jesse D. Schold}, journal={JACC. Heart failure}, year={2014}, volume={2 4}, pages={347-55} }