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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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 650 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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: 11 Oct 2017

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Frequency and clinical impact of retained implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead materials in heart transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Jun Kim, Jongmin Hwang, Jin Hee Choi, Hyo-In Choi, Min-Seok Kim, Sung-Ho Jung, Gi-Byoung Nam, Kee-Joon Choi, Jae Won Lee, You-Ho Kim, Jae-Joong Kim

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End-stage heart failure patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) with/without cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT-D) often require heart transplantation (HTPL) as a last-resort treatment. We aimed to assess the frequency and clinical impact of retained ICD lead ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2017

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Clinical improvement and no further need of transplant after closure of PDA with transcatheter approach in an end-stage heart failure patient with hypertrabeculation.
 

Author(s): Serhat Koca, Feyza Ayşenur Paç, Ajda Mutlu Mıhçıoğlu, Vedat Kavurt, Denizhan Bağrul

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017 Mar;45(2):178-180.

 

Although heart failure is managed medically most of the time, heart transplantation is still last resort for selected end-stage heart failure patients with noncompaction cardiomyopathy. Presently described for the first time is case of pediatric patient with noncompaction cardiomyopathy ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2017

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

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: 11 Feb 2016

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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: 30 Mar 2015

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Ventricular assist device use in congenital heart disease with a comparison to heart transplant.
 

Author(s): Jacob R Miller, Pirooz Eghtesady

Journal: J Comp Eff Res. 2014 Sep;3(5):533-46.

 

Despite advances in medical and surgical therapies, some children with congenital heart disease (CHD) are not able to be adequately treated or palliated, leading them to develop progressive heart failure. As these patients progress to end-stage heart failure they pose a unique set ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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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: 29 Mar 2017

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Heart Transplant Registry of Városmajor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Disorder Related to Cardiac Transplantation

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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High Intensity Training in de Novo Heart Transplant Recipients in Scandinavia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant Recipients; Physical Fitness

 

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016

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