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Abstract

More than three decades of clinical experience in cardiac transplantation resulted in the spread of the procedure worldwide with a wealth of knowledge and advancements. Developments included liberalization of recipient and donor selection criteria, improved surgical techniques, novel immunosuppressive drugs and protocols, new rejection surveillance techniques, and better understanding of the pathophysiology of cardiac allograft vasculopathy to direct interventions for prevention and treatment.

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2006-02-18
2024-06-18
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