Heart Transplant

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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: 30 Oct 2012

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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: 30 Oct 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 451 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Utility of gene expression profiling score variability to predict clinical events in heart transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Mario C Deng, Barbara Elashoff, Michael X Pham, Jeffrey J Teuteberg, Abdallah G Kfoury, Randall C Starling, Thomas P Cappola, Andrew Kao, Allen S Anderson, William G Cotts, Gregory A Ewald, David A Baran, Roberta C Bogaev, Khurram Shahzad, David Hiller, James Yee, Hannah A Valantine,

Journal: Transplantation. 2014 Mar;97(6):708-14.

 

Gene expression profiling test scores have primarily been used to identify heart transplant recipients who have a low probability of rejection at the time of surveillance testing. We hypothesized that the variability of gene expression profiling test scores within a patient may predict ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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Randomized and comparative study between two intra-hospital exercise programs for heart transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Tatiana Satie Kawauchi, Patricia Oliva de Almeida, Karen Rodrigues Lucy, Edimar Alcides Bocchi, Maria Ines Zanetti Feltrim, Emilia Nozawa

Journal: Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc. ;28(3):338-46.

 

To compare the effects of two physical therapy exercise in-hospital programs in pulmonary function and functional capacity of patients in the postoperative period of heart transplantation.

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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Renal recovery after conversion to an everolimus-based immunosuppression in early and late heart transplant recipients: a 12-month analysis.
 

Author(s): Sebastian Michel, Amir Khosrow Bigdeli, Christian Hagl, Bruno Meiser, Ingo Kaczmarek

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Oct;11(5):429-34.

 

Calcineurin inhibitor-induced nephrotoxicity reduces long-term patient survival after heart transplant. Proliferation signal inhibitors, in combination with or replacing calcineurin inhibitors, may preserve or improve renal function. We evaluated the effect of calcineurin inhibitor-reduction ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2013

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

CD20 antigen expression by lymphoma cells in lung allograft recipients is associated with higher remission rate and superior survival: a study on heart and lung transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Aghil Gholipour-Shoiili, Hani Gholipour-Shoiili, Saeed Taheri

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Jan;25(1):29-37.

 

Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) are one of the fatal complications of transplantation, and there is scarcity of data on the relevance of antigen expression by tumor cells in PTLD. In the current study, we aimed to investigate the potential effects of CD20 antigen ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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Interaction between transplant coordinator and non-heart-beating donor family members.
 

Author(s): MaƂgorzata Zelman, Grzegorz Michalak

Journal: Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. ;45(1):49-51.

 

Thanks to continuous advances in transplantology in Poland, over 1000 patients a year are given a chance for new life or improvement of its quality. The number of identified brain-dead donors increases every year, so is the number of transplanted organs. Unfortunately, despite the ...

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2013

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Cardiac disease evaluation and management among kidney and liver transplantation candidates: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation: endorsed by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Society of Transplantation, and National Kidney Foundation.
 

Author(s): Krista L Lentine, Salvatore P Costa, Matthew R Weir, John F Robb, Lee A Fleisher, Bertram L Kasiske, Robert L Carithers, Michael Ragosta, Kline Bolton, Andrew D Auerbach, Kim A Eagle, , ,

Journal: Circulation. 2012 Jul;126(5):617-63.

 

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Targeted, Highly Sensitive, Non-Invasive Cardiac Transplant Rejection Monitoring
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiovascular Disease; Acute Rejection of Cardiac Transplant; Cardiac Transplant Rejection; Heart Transplant Failure and Rejection

 

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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Outcomes AlloMap Registry: the Long-term Management and Outcomes of Heart Transplant Recipients With AlloMap Testing
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiac Transplant Failure; Cardiac Transplant Rejection; Heart Diseases

 

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to Evaluate Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy (CAV) in Patient's Post Heart Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy; Heart Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2012

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