Heart Health

26 August 2010

Survival Rates Better for Certain Heart Transplant Patients

Those who had procedure for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy did better long-term, study finds

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In the new study, published online Aug. 24 in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure, U.S. researchers analyzed data from 26,706 adult heart transplant patients included in the United Network of Organ Sharing Registry. HCM patients account for about 1 percent of all heart transplants performed nationwide.


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