Procedures and surgical techniques employed in heart transplantation have been reviewed and described (Craig et al., 2014).

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) guidelines for the care of heart transplant recipients (Costanzo et al., 2010; ISHLT Monograph Series, 2012) and paediatric heart transplantation (ISHLT Monograph Series, 2008) have been published.

More details of these publications are available by following the links above.