New Heart Transplant Method May Grow Donor Pool 30%

A study led by Duke Health physicians, including Jacob Schroder, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, found a relatively new method of heart transplantation, allowing the use of hearts donated after circulatory death (DCD), could expand the pool of available donor hearts by a projected 30%.

May Faculty Recognition

Thomas D'Amico, MD; Joseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS; Kevin Saunders, PhD; Kevin Southerland, MD; Betty Tong, MD, MS, MHS