Heart Transplant Outcomes After Change in Allocation Policy

JAMA Cardiology

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What The Study Did: Researchers looked at changes in wait list and posttransplant outcomes after the U.S. changed the heart allocation policy for transplant patients in 2018.

Authors: Arman Kilic, M.D., of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.4909)

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