Primary Graft Dysfunction after Heart Transplantation - Unravelling the Enigma.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Primary graft dysfunction (PGD) remains the main cause of early mortality following heart transplantation despite several advances in donor preservation techniques and therapeutic strategies for PGD. With that aim of establishing the aetiopathogenesis of PGD and the preferred management strategies, the new consensus definition has paved the way for multiple contemporaneous studies to be undertaken and accurately compared. This review aims to provide a broad-based understanding of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation and management of PGD.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Al-Adhami, A; Avtaar Singh, SS; De, SD; Singh, R; Panjrath, G; Shah, A; Dalzell, JR; Schroder, J; Al-Attar, N

Published Date

  • August 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 47 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 100941 -

PubMed ID

  • 34404551

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1535-6280

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2021.100941


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States