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Faculty

Todd C. Crawford, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

J. Trent Magruder, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Joshua C. Grimm, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Clinton D. Kemp, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Alejandro Suarez-Pierre, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Kenton J. Zehr, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Kaushik Mandal, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Glenn J. Whitman, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

John V. Conte, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery
Department of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Robert S. Higgins, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Duke E. Cameron, MD

Cardiac Surgeon-in-Charge
Professor of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Christopher M. Sciortino, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- outline the risk factors significantly affecting 30 day survival following heart transplantation.
- describe the risk factors significantly affecting the one year survival following heart transplantation.
- discuss the relationship between distance of donor procurement to both 30 day and one year survivals following heart transplantation.
- explain theories for the paradoxical relationship between distance of organ procurement and outcomes of heart transplantation.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-May-01
Expiration Date:2019-May-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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