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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 ...
Chronic anemia in heart transplant patients: prevalence, risk factors, and prognostic significance
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Data on chronic anemia following heart transplantation (HT) are scarce and contradictory. Our aims were to determine the prevalence of chronic anemia after HT, to identify predisposing ...
Gene expression profiling for monitoring graft rejection in heart transplant recipients
[Abstract] Heart transplantation is a life-prolonging therapy for many patients with stage D heart failure and other forms of advanced heart disease. However, graft rejection and/or immunosuppression-related side effects ...
Chronic renal dysfunction in maintenance heart transplant patients: the ICEBERG study
[Abstract] Chronic renal dysfunction (CRD) is a major complication after heart transplantation. We sought to describe the renal function over time, to assess the risk factors associated with CRD development, and to evaluate ...
Advanced heart failure: a position statement of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
[Abstract] This article updates the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2007 classification of advanced heart failure and describes new diagnostic and treatment options for these patients. ...