Heart Transplant

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Heart Transplant

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Kids with Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders

Our organization was formed in 1985 with the main mission of providing support, information, resources, and education for the families of the children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the issues that these families live with on a day to day basis.

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Heart Transplant" for support, advocacy or research.

Kids with Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders

Our organization was formed in 1985 with the main mission of providing support, information, resources, and education for the families of the children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the issues that these families live with on a day to day basis.

http://www.kidswithheart.org

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 652 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Oral health status of adult heart transplant recipients in China: A cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Ying Cao, Xi Chen, Yixin Jia, Yalin Lv, Zheng Sun

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(38):e12508.

 

Limited information on the oral health status of adult heart transplant recipients (HTRs) is known, and no available data exist in China. A prerequisite dental evaluation is usually recommended for patients' postorgan transplantation because lifelong immunosuppression may predispose ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Echocardiographic evaluation after pediatric heart transplant in Chile: initial application of a functional protocol with global longitudinal strain.
 

Author(s): Claudia Trincado, Víctor Molina, Gonzalo Urcelay, Paulina Dellepiane

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. 2018 Feb;89(1):79-85.

 

The echocardiographic evaluation of patients after heart transplantation is a useful tool. However, it is still necessary to define an optimal follow-up protocol.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Disseminated adenovirus infection in heart and kidney transplant.
 

Author(s): Jack Xu, Keval V Patel, Melroy Dsouza, Jesus Almendral, Kanika Mody, Deepa Iyer

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2018 04;46(3):231-233.

 

Presently described is a case of disseminated adenovirus infection in a heart-kidney transplant recipient that was successfully treated with cidofovir. There are several reports of adenovirus infections in adult solid organ transplant recipients and the prognosis is usually poor, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 33 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Review of Induction with Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Martin Schweiger, Andreas Zuckermann, Andres Beiras-Fernandez, Michael Berchtolld-Herz, Udo Boeken, Jens Garbade, Stephan Hirt, Manfred Richter, Arjang Ruhpawar, Jan Dieter Schmitto, Felix Schönrath, Rene Schramm, Uwe Schulz, Markus J Wilhelm, Markus J Barten

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Pediatric heart transplantation (pHTx) represents only a small proportion of cardiac transplants. Due to these low numbers, clinical data relating to induction therapy in this special population are far less extensive than for adults. Induction is used more widely in pHTx than in ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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High-Intensity Interval Training in Heart Transplant Recipients: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Raphael José Perrier-Melo, Fernando Augusto Marinho Dos Santos Figueira, Guilherme Veiga Guimarães, Manoel da Cunha Costa

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2018 Feb;110(2):188-194.

 

Heart transplantation (HTx) is considered an efficient and gold-standard procedure for patients with end-stage heart failure. After surgery, patients have lower aerobic power (VO2max) and compensatory hemodynamic responses. The aim of the present study was to assess through a systematic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A "Trapped Heart" in an Octopus Pot: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy; Review of a Rare Clinical Syndrome Following Solid-Organ Transplant.
 

Author(s): Michail G Vailas, Demetrios Moris, Alexandros Papalampros, Maria Sotiropoulou, Demetrios Schizas, Spiridon Davakis, Spiridon Vernadakis

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Oct;15(5):490-496.

 

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as "broken heart syndrome," "apical ballooning syndrome," and "stress-induced cardiomyopathy," was first des cribed in Japanese patients in 1990 by Sato and colleagues. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is an increasingly recognized syndrome characterized ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Tocilizumab in Cardiac Transplantation
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Intravenous Iron Supplement for Iron Deficiency in Cardiac Transplant Recipients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2018

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