- Listing and transplanting adults with congenital heart diseaseRyan R Davies
Falk Cardiovascular Research Building, 300 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94305 5407, USA
Circulation 123:759-67. 2011..An increasing number of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) are reaching adulthood and may require heart transplantation. The survival of these patients after listing and transplantation has not been evaluated...
- Increased short- and long-term mortality at low-volume pediatric heart transplant centers: should minimum standards be set? Retrospective data analysisRyan R Davies
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Lucille Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, California, USA
Ann Surg 253:393-401. 2011..The relationship between volume and outcome in many complex surgical procedures is well established...
- The Fontan procedure: evolution in technique; attendant imperfections and transplantation for "failure"Ryan R Davies
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Lucille Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 14:55-66. 2011..Mechanical assistance to normalize the circulation is being investigated and holds some promise. At present, cardiac transplantation remains the last stage of palliation for many...