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Variation by states in heart transplant outcomes

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Data from the United Network for Organ Sharing database were used to examine variation at the state level in waitlist and transplant outcomes among patients listed for heart transplantation from 2011 to 2016.

Authors: Alexandros Briasoulis, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, is the corresponding author.

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