Baylor Scott & White Health played a leading role at the 43rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), held April 19-22, 2023, in Denver, Colorado. More than 3,600 members from around the world gathered to exchange ideas and collaborate on the latest science.
Baylor Scott & White clinicians were responsible for more than 20 presentations on recent advances in the field of advanced heart failure and heart transplant. Topics included the use of extended criteria donors, new and more effective organ preservation technologies, a new surveillance method for heart transplant rejection and management of patients with left ventricular assist devices.
Presenters from Baylor Scott & White included Shelley Hall, MD, FACC, FHFSA, FAST, chief of transplant cardiology, mechanical circulatory support and advanced heart failure, Baylor University Medical Center (Baylor Dallas), part of Baylor Scott & White Health, Dan Meyer, MD, chief of cardiac transplantation and advanced cardiac circulatory support, Baylor Dallas, and Timothy George, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano.