International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation

Healio brings you the highlights from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ISHLT, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

In LVAD cohort, stroke severity greatly affects mortality

May 1, 2019
In a new analysis of the ENDURANCE and ENDURANCE Supplemental trials of patients with advanced HF requiring a left ventricular assist device as…
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Waitlist mortality unchanged for sickest pediatric heart transplant patients

Cardiology Today, June 2013
Overall waitlist mortality for children awaiting heart transplant improved from 25% in 2001 to 14% in 2011. However, the sickest children, including…
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Prediction models may overestimate survival for PAH patients awaiting lung transplant

Cardiology Today, June 2013
Current prediction models appear to overestimate survival for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension who are awaiting lung transplant…
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Lung transplants donated after cardiac death yielded favorable outcomes

Cardiology Today, June 2013
Survival rates of lung transplant recipients who received donations after cardiac death were favorable at 1 month and 1 year after transplant, and…
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Post-approval study confirms improved survival with HeartMate II LVAD

Cardiology Today, June 2013
Use of the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device as destination therapy was associated with improved survival and reduced incidence of adverse…
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Combination therapy plus LVAD not validated in multicenter trial

Cardiology Today, May 2011
ISHLT 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions SAN DIEGO – Despite a previous single-center trial indicating sustained survival for patients…
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REVEAL registry: PAH exacerbated by presyncope, syncope

April 18, 2011
ISHLT 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions SAN DIEGO – For patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a history of presyncope and…
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Change in treatment after heart transplantation may improve outcome

April 14, 2011
ISHLT 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions SAN DIEGO – Following heart transplantation, everolimus-based immunosuppression and a reduction…

Meeting Calendar

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting

April 22, 2020 - April 25, 2020