TransMedics DCD Heart - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to learn if a new device can preserve hearts after they stop beating and if these hearts can be successfully transplanted.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults who are heart transplant candidates.
What is Involved?
If you agree to be in this study you will:
-Be randomized (like the flip of a coin) to receive:
----Group 1: A heart stored on ice, or
----Group 2: A heart that is being maintained on a device (unless a heart stored on ice becomes available first)