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Polymorphisms in genes related to the complement system and antibody-mediated cardiac allograft rejection
[Abstract] Background. Heart transplantation (HT) is a life-saving treatment for patients with end-stage heart failure. One of the main problems after HT is the humoral response termed antibody-mediated rejection (AMR). ...
Heart transplantation using allografts from older donors: multicenter study results
[Abstract] Background. The lengthy waiting time for heart transplantation is associated with high mortality. To increase the number of donors, new strategies have emerged, including the use of hearts from donors ≥50 years ...
Usefulness of the INTERMACS scale for predicting outcomes after urgent heart transplantation
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Our aim was to assess the prognostic value of the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support) scale in patients undergoing urgent heart transplantation ...
The falling incidence of hematologic cancer after heart transplantation
[Abstract] Background. A number of changes in the management of heart transplantation (HT) patients have each tended to reduce the risk of post-HT hematologic cancer, but little information is available concerning the ...