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Cardiac Transplantation
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History 1967- first transplant by Dr Christiaan Bernard United Network for Organ Sharing ~2000/year since 1990 85% survival at 1 year 77% survival at 3 year 69% survival at 5 year
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Causes Adult Peds (age dependent) CAD 45% Congenital artery disease Dilated Cardiomyopat hy 45% Dilated Cardiomyopat hy Valve disease 4% Retransplant Retransplant 2% Other Congenital 2% Misc 2%
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Operative procedure
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Physiology A denervated heart that supports normal circulation???
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Physiology A denervated heart that supports normal circulation??? Atropine?? Vagal manuvers?? Centrally mediated response??
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Physiology A denervated heart that supports normal circulation??? However does respond to exogenous and endogenous circulating catacholamines. SVT -
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A denervated heart that supports normal circulation??? However does respond to exogenous and endogenous circulating catacholamines. SVT - Vagal manuvers will not work !
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course SPMD 201 AND 20 taught by Professor Fedel during the Winter '08 term at Eastern Michigan University.

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