Heart Transplant

Common Name(s)

Heart Transplant

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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.

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 620 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Can Leukocyte Telomere Length Predict Survival Time in Heart Transplant Recipients over a Minimal Follow-Up of 20 years?
 

Author(s): D Dlouhá, V Vančura, J Vymětalová, J A Hubáček, V Lánská, I Málek

Journal: Folia Biol. (Praha). 2016 ;62(5):188-193.

 

In humans, leukocyte telomere length (LTL) reduces with age and is reported to be inversely associated with ageing-related diseases. We measured LTL in leukocyte DNA using a quantitative PCR-based method from 127 blood samples of heart recipients (107 males, 20 females, age 44.1 ± ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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Sepsis in heart transplant recipients: Is the new definition applicable?
 

Author(s): Sarvesh Pal Singh

Journal: Ann Card Anaesth. ;19(4):757.

 

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2016

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The First Successful Heart-Lung Transplant in a Korean Child with Humidifier Disinfectant-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease.
 

Author(s): Won Kyoung Jhang, Seong Jong Park, Eun Lee, Song I Yang, Soo Jong Hong, Ju-Hee Seo, Hyung-Young Kim, Jeong-Jun Park, Tae-Jin Yun, Hyeong Ryul Kim, Yong-Hee Kim, Dong Kwan Kim, Seung-Il Park, Sang-Oh Lee, Sang-Bum Hong, Tae-Sun Shim, In-Cheol Choi, Jinho Yu

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2016 May;31(5):817-21.

 

From 2006 to 2011, an outbreak of a particular type of childhood interstitial lung disease occurred in Korea. The condition was intractable and progressed to severe respiratory failure, with a high mortality rate. Moreover, in several familial cases, the disease affected young women ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2016

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 34 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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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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