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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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

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 692 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The world's first human-to-human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital: 50 years later.
 

Author(s): J Brink, T Pennel, K Seele, P Zilla

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Assessment of left ventricular performance in heart transplant recipients by three-dimensional speckle tracking imaging.
 

Author(s): Dan Wang, Li Zhang, Qingyu Zeng, Mingxing Xie

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(41):e8129.

 

To calculate left ventricular (LV) global performance values in heart transplant (HT) recipients by three-dimensional speckle tracking imaging (3D-STI) and to observe the changes in LV global performance over time after HT and investigate the correlated factors.The 30 HT patients ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Subcutaneous infection by Graphium basitruncatum in a heart transplant patient.
 

Author(s): Analía L Fernández, Patricia O Andres, Cecilia H Veciño, Claudia B Nagel, María Teresa Mujica

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;21(6):670-674.

 

Graphium basitruncatum, a synanamorph of Pseudoallescheria has been rarely reported in human infections. We report a case of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by this fungus in a heart transplant recipient. We also describe the phenotypic, molecular methods and matrix-assisted ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 35 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Disseminated Acanthamoeba infection in a heart transplant recipient treated successfully with a miltefosine-containing regimen: Case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Max N Brondfield, Michael J A Reid, Rachel L Rutishauser, Jennifer R Cope, Jevon Tang, Jana M Ritter, Almea Matanock, Ibne Ali, Sarah B Doernberg, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Teresa DeMarco, Liviu Klein, Jennifer M Babik

Journal: Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Apr;19(2):.

 

Disseminated acanthamoebiasis is a rare, often fatal, infection most commonly affecting immunocompromised patients. We report a case involving sinuses, skin, and bone in a 60-year-old woman 5 months after heart transplantation. She improved with a combination of flucytosine, fluconazole, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Malignancies After Heart Transplant.
 

Author(s): Noman Lateef, Kalid Abdul Basit, Nadeem Abbasi, Syed Murtaza Hasan Kazmi, Abdul Basit Ansari, Mudassir Shah

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2016 Feb;14(1):12-6.

 

Along with graft vasculopathy, malignancies comprise a major complication after heart transplant, with a rate of occurrence of 39.1% in 10 years. Skin cancers and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder are more common in adults, whereas lymphoma is more often shown in children. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Thalamo-mesencephalic aspergillus abscess in a heart transplant subject: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Fulvia Mazzaferri, Irene Adami, Pierluigi Tocco, Angelo Cazzadori, Mara Merighi, Alberto Forni, Silvia Storato, Sergio Ferrari, Ercole Concia

Journal: Infez Med. 2015 Mar;23(1):51-5.

 

Cerebral aspergillosis is a rare and highly fatal infection that mainly affects immunocompromised patients. We report on a case of a heart transplanted Caucasian man, who arrived at our hospital because of the onset of diplopy. We performed a broad diagnostic work-up: the brain MRI ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Stress Cardiac MRI in Heart Transplant
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant Failure and Rejection

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2017

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A New Biomarker for the Non-invasive Diagnosis of Rejection After Heart Transplantation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant Rejection

 

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2018

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