Donor pharmacological hemodynamic support is associated with primary graft failure in human heart transplantation.

@article{Santise2009DonorPH,
  title={Donor pharmacological hemodynamic support is associated with primary graft failure in human heart transplantation.},
  author={Gianluca Santise and Giuseppe D'Ancona and Calogero Falletta and Francesco Pirone and Sergio Sciacca and Marco Turrisi and Domenico Biondo and Michele Pilato},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={476-9}
}
The aim of this study was to test the impact of donor and recipient characteristics on the development of primary graft failure (PGF) after heart transplantation (HT) by focusing on the donor's inotropic support. Heart donors and matched recipients data were prospectively collected. Univariate and multivariate analyses were used to determine independent… CONTINUE READING