Emergency department presentation of heart transplant recipients with acute heart failure Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Chacko, Paul; Philip, Shibu

description

  • With an increasing number of heart transplants being performed around the world and the improvement in survival rates, more transplant recipients may present to the emergency department with comorbidities unique to the transplanted heart and related immunosuppression, including heart failure. This article is aimed at enabling the emergency department physician identify and better manage this unique group of patients for whom time is life.

authors

publication date

  • 2009

published in

start page

  • 129

end page

  • 43, viii

volume

  • 5