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Discriminant Score of Marti et al for Evaluating a Patient with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy for Heart Transplantation

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy for heart transplantation using the discriminant score of Marti et al.

Specialty:

Transplant Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

I42.0, Z94.1

Description:

Marti et al developed a discriminant function to evaluate patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. This can help identify patients who may be candidates for cardiac transplantation. The authors are from Hospital de le Santa Creu I Sant Pau (Barcelona), Institut Municipal d'Investigacio Medica (Barcelona), and the Allegheny University of Health Services in Philadelphia.

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