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The International prevalence and variability of non-adherence to the non-pharmacologic treatment regimen after heart transplantation: Findings from the cross-sectional bright study.

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Summary of "The International prevalence and variability of non-adherence to the non-pharmacologic treatment regimen after heart transplantation: Findings from the cross-sectional bright study."

Heart transplant (HTx) recipients need to follow a complex therapeutic regimen. We assessed the international prevalence and variability in non-adherence to six non-pharmacologic treatment components (physical activity, sun protection, diet, alcohol use, non-smoking, and outpatient follow-up visits).

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Name: Clinical transplantation
ISSN: 1399-0012
Pages: e13280

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