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Surgical Steps In Heart Transplantation

Orthotopic heart transplantations (OHTs) are some of my favorite procedures as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist! After establishing general endotracheal anesthesia (GETA) with standard...

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) 2018 Heart Transplant Listing Guidelines...

Here's a table I created that summarizes the classification for patients awaiting a heart transplant. Gone are the days of "status 1A,...

Surgical Steps In Bilateral Lung Transplantation

A standard double lung transplantation includes a series of steps involving incision (median sternotomy or clamshell thoracotomy), cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in many...


I'm a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellow and double board certified intensivist and anesthesiologist at Harvard looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.