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Failure to rescue contributes to center-level differences in mortality after lung transplantation
ConclusionsDifferences in rates of Failure to Rescue contribute significantly to per-center variability in mortality following LTx. FTR can serve as a quality metric to identify opportunities for improvement in management of perioperative adverse events.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 27, 2019 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database Annual Report: Evolving Indications, Outcomes, and Scientific Partnerships
ConclusionsWith the evolution of MCS, patient phenotype and outcomes are also changing over time. CF LVAD support is increasingly being used in the less ill patient phenotype and more patients are supported for destination therapy. Mean survival is now approaching 5 years, but adverse events, especially neurologic events, continue to have a detrimental impact on the success of CF LVAD support.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - January 26, 2019 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research