Donor heart selection: Evidence-based guidelines for providers

Hannah Copeland*, Ivan Knezevic, David A. Baran, Vivek Rao, Michael Pham, Finn Gustafsson, Sean Pinney, Brian Lima, Marco Masetti, Agnieszka Ciarka, Navin Rajagopalan, Adriana Torres, Eileen Hsich, Jignesh K. Patel, Livia Adams Goldraich, Monica Colvin, Javier Segovia, Heather Ross, Mahazarin Ginwalla, Babak Sharif-KashaniMary Jane A. Farr, Luciano Potena, Jon Kobashigawa, Maria G. Crespo-Leiro, Natasha Altman, Florian Wagner, Jennifer Cook, Valentina Stosor, Paolo A. Grossi, Kiran Khush, Tahir Yagdi, Susan Restaino, Steven Tsui, Daniel Absi, George Sokos, Andreas Zuckermann, Brian Wayda, Joost Felius, Shelley A. Hall

*Corresponding author for this work

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The proposed donor heart selection guidelines provide evidence-based and expert-consensus recommendations for the selection of donor hearts following brain death. These recommendations were compiled by an international panel of experts based on an extensive literature review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-29
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2023


  • brain death
  • donor heart
  • donor risk factors
  • heart transplant
  • selection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Transplantation


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