Gender-based analysis of outcome after heart transplantation.
Summary of "Gender-based analysis of outcome after heart transplantation."
Gender differences between donors and recipients might have an effect on outcome after heart transplantation. Literature and registries reveal controversial results. We reviewed 1000 heart transplantations at our center focusing on the influence of gender differences on short- and long-term outcome after heart transplantation.
From the Department for Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.
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Name: Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation
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