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Heart Function Service: Heart Transplant Protocols

                                                          Preface


               These protocols are the work of the Heart Function, Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) &
               Transplant Program team members, whose collective experience over the years and from
               different centers around the world have been brought together in this document. The evidence
               base for these protocols was researched by physicians, nurse practitioners and nurse

               coordinators who subsequently presented to the entire team for discussion. Nurse Practitioners
               Kristin Anton and Nelia Soares documented the discussions in this manuscript.

               While protocols are important in standardizing care they are only a guide to patient
               management and are not a substitute for discussing patient care with colleagues or obtaining
               further advice when necessary.

               While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in these

               protocols, the authors cannot guarantee the information provided on this site or its links.

               It must also be made clear that if the information is used by those outside Children’s Medical
               Center, Dallas or UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas it is entirely at the risk of the user.



















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