The Recent Evolution of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Its Impact on Cardiac Transplantation


Dr. Joseph G. Rogers, associate professor of medicine, discusses whether or not the use of VADS has favorably altered pre-transplant morbidity and mortality, are they influencing heart allocation in a manner that creates inequities on the waiting list and are they ready to replace transplantation.  


About the Henry Ford Transplant Institute Lecture Series:

The Henry Ford Transplant Institute is hosting a series of monthly educational lectures throughout the year. Henry Ford Transplant Institute physicians and surgeons as well as visiting professors will present a collection of transplant related ground-breaking topics you won't find anywhere else.

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Joseph Rogers

Joseph Rogers, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

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