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The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

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Ex vivo continuous perfusion allows for evaluation of hearts from nonbeating donor hearts
      Nonbeating donor hearts (NHBD) are not considered for transplantation due to concerns about the effects of global warm ischemia (WI) and the inability to evaluate these hearts prior to transplant. We hypothesized that continuous ex vivo perfusion (CP) provides a means for resuscitating these hearts and evaluating their viability for transplant.
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