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Group of Physicians

Bringing together transplant professionals to improve heart and lung transplantation in New York State. more...


COVID-19 NYS Transplant Recipient Data Report

Following the March 11, 2020 WHO Declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic the New York Cardiothoracic Transplant Consortium, in collaboration with the NYCLT and NYKidney, have been collecting...

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DCD Heart Feasibility Study

The organ gap in NYS and the nation continues to grow, as does the number of donation after circulatory death (DCD) donors.  However, hearts procured from DCD donors are not used due to the ischemic injury the heart sustains during reperfusion.  On the one hand, CMS has encouraged the organ...

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QAPI (Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement)

Currently, there is little non-clinical data available to transplant programs for use in tracking quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) metrics nationally, and a regional benchmark would allow programs to pool volumes and allow for more...

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