Transplantation of hearts after arrest and resuscitation. Early and long-term results.

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Transplant surgeons are reluctant to use hearts that have undergone cardiopulmonary resuscitation for cardiac arrest because of the fear of poor early and late cardiac function. A policy of minimizing contraindications to use of donor hearts has led to the unique opportunity of assessing the effects of donor arrest and successful cardiopulmonary… (More)

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@article{Begoa1993TransplantationOH, title={Transplantation of hearts after arrest and resuscitation. Early and long-term results.}, author={J A de Bego{\~n}a and Stephen Gundry and Abdullah Razzouk and Mark M. Boucek and Masamitsu Kawauchi and Leslie Bailey}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={1993}, volume={106 6}, pages={1196-201; discussion 1200-1} }