Selection of patients for heart transplantation in the current era of heart failure therapy.

@article{Butler2004SelectionOP,
  title={Selection of patients for heart transplantation in the current era of heart failure therapy.},
  author={Javed Butler and Ghazanfar Khadim and Kimberly M Paul and Stacy F Davis and Marvin W. Kronenberg and Don B Chomsky and Richard N Pierson and John R. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={787-93}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to assess the relationship between survival, peak exercise oxygen consumption (VO(2)), and heart failure survival score (HFSS) in the current era of heart failure (HF) therapy. BACKGROUND Based on predicted survival, HF patients with peak VO(2) <14 ml/min/kg or medium- to high-risk HFSS are currently considered eligible for heart… CONTINUE READING