Emergency department presentation and care of heart and heart/lung transplant recipients.

@article{Sternbach1992EmergencyDP,
  title={Emergency department presentation and care of heart and heart/lung transplant recipients.},
  author={George L. Sternbach and Joseph Varon and Sharon Ann Hunt},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={1140-4}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Heart and heart/lung transplants are accepted forms of therapy for patients with end-stage cardiac or pulmonary disease. These patients are likely to present postoperatively to the emergency department. To our knowledge, there have been no previous reports in the medical literature of the ED presentation of these patients. DESIGN We conducted a retrospective review of the records of all patients who had received a heart or a heart/lung transplant at Stanford University Medical… CONTINUE READING

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