Timing of heart transplantation after a recent pulmonary embolism

Tajinder P. Singh, Thomas F. Forbes, Henry L. Walters

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In patients with heart failure, the complication of pulmonary embolism often delays listing for heart transplantation by several weeks. We report a patient, previously palliated with a Fontan operation for a complex single ventricle, who underwent heart transplantation soon after successful thrombolytic therapy due to a large pulmonary embolus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-101
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes


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