Should we still be doing Heart Transplants? Transplantation in the Era of the Machines
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant should be able to:
- Understand the expected survival of patients receiving a heart transplant or Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
- Know the contraindications to heart transplantation or VAD
- Compare the costs of heart transplant to VAD therapy
Presentation: 30 minutes
Recommended CitationBogar, MD, Linda, "Should we still be doing Heart Transplants? Transplantation in the Era of the Machines" (2015). Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds. Presentation 31.