Predictors of prognosis in patients awaiting heart transplantation.

  title={Predictors of prognosis in patients awaiting heart transplantation.},
  author={Carlo Campana and Antonello Gavazzi and Carlo Berzuini and Cristiana Larizza and Riccardo E. Marioni and Andrea Maria D'armini and Nicola Pederzolli and Lorenzo Martinelli and Mario Vigan{\'o}},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  volume={12 5},
Patients enrolled in a clinical heart transplantation program were evaluated to identify the predictors of prognosis in patients with advanced heart disease and to optimize timing of heart transplantation. Three hundred eighty-eight subjects were consecutively evaluated from 1985 through 1989. One hundred eighty-four patients (47.5%) had dilated… CONTINUE READING