|Total||Small Program (<4 staff) n=107||Small-Medium Program (4–10 staff) n=86||Medium Program (11–20 staff) n=45||Large Program (>20 staff) n=14|
|Destination MCSDs implanted per year||4.59||0.32||4.88||10.07||9.26|
|Heart transplants in 2007||10.31||1.17||8.94||18.42||41.75|
|Heart transplants in 2006||10.20||0.92||8.35||18.34||43.85|
|Heart transplants in 2005||9.85||1.06||8.20||17.95||40.18|
Note: Data are grouped according to the number of clinical staff (i.e., physicians, nurses, and other professional staff). Staff size does not include nonclinical administrative assistants, secretaries, laboratory technicians, or information specialists.
MCSDs indicates mechanical circulatory support devices.