Cardiology

Study finds racial inequality within heart transplant process

A new study from the University of Missouri found that Black patients with advanced heart failure were more likely to receive a left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, later in their disease progression compared to white ...

Cardiology

Heart transplant outcomes vary by state

(HealthDay)—There is significant state-level variation for outcomes among patients listed for heart transplantation in the United States, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in JAMA Network Open.

Surgery

Heart transplants declined sharply during pandemic

The number of heart transplants in the United States declined sharply during the beginning of the pandemic, even in areas of the country with few COVID-19 cases at the time, according to an analysis by researchers at Columbia ...

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