Heart to Heart

1. Chucky gets lucky

2. On bypass

3. New heart pumping

4. Recovery

5. The long runRiddle of R & L3. Stroke of genius?4. Attitudes are a' changin'


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Aaronson KD. And D.D. Mancini. Mortality remains high for outpatient transplant candidates with prolonged (>6 months) waiting list time. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 33(5):1189-95, 1999 Apr.

Young JB., et al. Matching the heart donor and heart transplant recipient. Clues for successful expansion of the donor pool: a multivariable, multiinstitutional report. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation. 13(3):353-64; discussion 364-5, 1994 May-Jun.

Heublein B., et al. Long-term follow-up after orthotopic heart transplantation. Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeon. 38(5):285-90, 1990 Oct.

Ornell C. Organ procurement for transplantation. Health Matrix. 2(4):19-26, 1984-85 Winter.

Altman, Lawrence K. Christiaan Barnard, 78, Surgeon For First Heart Transplant, Dies. The New York Times. September 3, 2001, Monday, Late Edition - Final. Section A; Page 1; Column 5.

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