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Right ventricle-sparing heart transplantation effective against iatrogenic pulmonary hypertension.

Constantinos Lovoulos, Shawn Tittle, Lee Goldstein, David J Austin, Simran Singh, Edward Rocco, James Keane, Ping Tang, Gary S Kopf, John A Elefteriades,

BACKGROUND: Right heart failure is the predominant cause of death following heart transplantation, occurring with disturbingly high frequency in patients with severe antecedent pulmonary hypertension. We have recently reported a novel technique of heart transplantation that spares the recipient right ventricle, excising only the recipient left ventricle. The resulting model ... Read more >>

J. Heart Lung Transplant. (The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation)
[2004, 23(2):236-241]

Cited: 4 times

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Novel technique for isolated accessory right heart transplantation for congenital heart disease.

John Elefteriades, Costantinos Lovoulos, Randolph Edwards, Shawn Tittle, Timothy Riley, Paul Tang, Edward Rocco, Gary Kopf,

BACKGROUND:Our prior laboratory work has permitted adding a whole donor heart to a preserved recipient right heart, producing a heart-and-a-half preparation able to cope with pulmonary hypertension in the recipient. The experiments in the present study explore the feasibility of the converse operation: adding an isolated donor right heart to ... Read more >>

J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. (The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery)
[2003, 125(6):1283-1290]

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