Finding the Most Efficient Methods for Pediatric Heart Transplants

With a limited donor pool every minute and every decision made by pediatric transplant surgeons can make the difference between life and death for their patients. A recent study looked at whether there was a new way to look at who should be eligible for a heart transplant.

With a limited donor pool every minute and every decision made by pediatric transplant surgeons can make the difference between life and death for their patients. A recent study looked at whether there was a new way to look at who should be eligible for a heart transplant.

At the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago Brian Feingold MD, MS, FAAP, discussed some of the changes that can be made to give the best heart to the best possible patient.