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Bariatric Surgery Provides a "Bridge to Transplant" for Morbidly Obese Patients with Advanced Heart Failure and May Obviate the Need for Transplantation.

Lim, Choon-Pin; Fisher, Oliver M; Falkenback, Dan LU ; Boyd, Damien; Hayward, Christopher S; Keogh, Anne; Samaras, Katherine; MacDonald, Peter and Lord, Reginald V (2015) In Obesity Surgery 26(3). p.486-493
Abstract
In patients with advanced heart failure, morbid obesity is a relative contraindication to heart transplantation due to higher morbidity and mortality in these patients.
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Obesity Surgery
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26
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3
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486 - 493
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Springer
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1708-0428
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10.1007/s11695-015-1789-1
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English
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  abstract     = {In patients with advanced heart failure, morbid obesity is a relative contraindication to heart transplantation due to higher morbidity and mortality in these patients.},
  author       = {Lim, Choon-Pin and Fisher, Oliver M and Falkenback, Dan and Boyd, Damien and Hayward, Christopher S and Keogh, Anne and Samaras, Katherine and MacDonald, Peter and Lord, Reginald V},
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  series       = {Obesity Surgery},
  title        = {Bariatric Surgery Provides a "Bridge to Transplant" for Morbidly Obese Patients with Advanced Heart Failure and May Obviate the Need for Transplantation.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11695-015-1789-1},
  volume       = {26},
  year         = {2015},
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