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J Card Surg. 2021 Jul;36(7):2596-2597. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15520. Epub 2021 Mar 30.


Throughout the world, a shortage of donor organs has prompted development of unique strategies to expand the donor pool. Here, we review a report by Medressova and colleagues to the Journal of Cardiac Surgery detailing the 3-year follow-up of a patient who successfully underwent a heart transplant after 17 hours of ex-vivo preservation.

PMID:33783039 | PMC:PMC8187278 | DOI:10.1111/jocs.15520