Heart Transplantation Program

Overview:

In this ten-minute video, Dr. Bartley Griffith, Chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery and Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation at the University of Maryland Medical Center, provides an overview of the Heart Transplantation Program offered at UMMC. Dr. Griffith discusses the advances that have been made in heart transplantation at UMMC over the years and how these advances have led to improved patient outcomes. He also talks about all of the different factors that must work together for a successful heart transplant, including a smooth transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU) and adequate patient education before discharge.

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This page was last updated: July 29, 2014

         
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