The nutritional care of cardiac transplant candidates and recipients is a challenging and important part of overall patient care. Frequent reviews of the nutritional requirements of the patient are essential as they may differ markedly with changing clinical status. The nutritional status of cardiac transplant candidates and recipients significantly affects surgical outcome, length of hospitalization, quality of life, and mortality1.


Nutritional Support Nutritional Assessment Artificial Heart Nutritional Care High Calorie Diet 
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