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Composite risk factors predict survival after transplantation for congenital heart disease
This study reviewed single institutional data to develop a composite risk index for mortality after heart transplantation in patients with congenital heart disease. Results in 46 pts operated 1996-2011 were studied with the primary differentiation being single vs double ventricle morphology. Predictors of mortality were preoperative renal insufficiency and the combination of single ventricle morphology and dialysis.