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Commentary: Transplantation After Norwood Palliation: Proper Preparation Minimizes the Risk

  • Edward Buratto
    Affiliations
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

    Heart Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
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  • Igor E. Konstantinov
    Correspondence
    Address reprint requests to: Edward Buratto, Royal Children's Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia.
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    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

    Heart Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

    Melbourne Centre for Cardiovascular Genomics and Regenerative Medicine, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
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      The risk of heart transplantation in patients with prior Norwood palliation may be reduced by thorough pre-operative planning and expert multidisciplinary care.
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