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

[Cytomegalovirus disease in post-heart-transplant patients at a national reference center].
 

Author(s): Christian Rojas-Contreras, Gabriel De la Cruz-Ku, Bryan Valcarcel-Valdivia

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2016 Dec;33(6):675-679.

 

Heart transplantation remains as the treatment of choice when the heart failure is refractory to the medical or surgical therapy. Therefore, cytomegalovirus disease is an important post-heart-transplant infectious complication.

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2017

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Validation of Donor-Specific Tolerance of Intestinal Transplant by a Secondary Heart Transplantation Model.
 

Author(s): Wang Pengcheng, Li Xiaosong, Li Xiaofeng, Li Zhongzhi

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Feb;15(1):89-95.

 

It is well accepted that survival after a second organ transplant without immunosuppressive agents indicates tolerance for the first transplant. To validate donor-specific tolerance, we established a rat model with a secondary heart transplant after intestinal transplant, which has ...

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2017

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Association of the Number of HLA-DR Mismatches With Early Post-transplant Acute Cellular Rejection Among Heart Transplantation Recipients: A Cohort Study in Japanese Population.
 

Author(s): D Nitta, K Kinugawa, T Imamura, J Iino, M Endo, E Amiya, M Hatano, O Kinoshita, K Nawata, M Ono, I Komuro

Journal: Transplant. Proc.. ;49(1):125-129.

 

Although many risk factors are reported about graft rejection after heart transplantation (HTx), the effect of HLA mismatch (MM) still remains unknown, especially in the Japanese population. The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of HLA MM on graft rejection ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2017

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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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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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