Late cardiac reoperation after cardiac transplantation.

  title={Late cardiac reoperation after cardiac transplantation.},
  author={Venkatapuram Seenu Reddy and Ho H Phan and Richard N Pierson and Davis C. Drinkwater and Paul A Chang and Stacy F Davis and Walter Hilson Merrill},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={73 2},
BACKGROUND The intermediate and long-term results of cardiac transplantation continue to improve. Subsequent cardiac procedures may be required to extend patient survival and protect graft function. METHODS The medical records of all adult and pediatric cardiac transplant recipients who underwent a subsequent cardiac procedure at our institution were reviewed. RESULTS Three hundred sixty patients have undergone primary orthotopic transplantation in our institution. Seventeen patients (12… CONTINUE READING


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