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Review of interactions between high-risk pediatric heart transplant recipients and marginal donors including utilization of risk score models.

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Summary of "Review of interactions between high-risk pediatric heart transplant recipients and marginal donors including utilization of risk score models."

Donor organ acceptance practices vary among pediatric heart transplant professionals. We sought to understand what is known about the interactions between the "high-risk" recipient and the "marginal donor," and how donor risk scores can impact this discussion.

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Name: Pediatric transplantation
ISSN: 1399-3046
Pages: e13665

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