Heart Transplant

Common Name(s)

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

Parasympathetic reinnervation accompanied by improved post-exercise heart rate recovery and quality of life in heart transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Teruhiko Imamura, Koichiro Kinugawa, Ikuko Okada, Naoko Kato, Takeo Fujino, Toshiro Inaba, Hisataka Maki, Masaru Hatano, Osamu Kinoshita, Kan Nawata, Shunei Kyo, Minoru Ono

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56(2):180-5.

 

Although sympathetic reinnervation is accompanied by the improvement of exercise tolerability during the first years after heart transplantation (HTx), little is known about parasympathetic reinnervation and its clinical impact. We enrolled 21 recipients (40 ± 16 years, 71% male) ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2015

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Is the internal jugular vein or femoral vein a better approach site for endomyocardial biopsy in heart transplant recipients?
 

Author(s): Teruhiko Imamura, Koichiro Kinugawa, Daisuke Nitta, Takeo Fujino, Toshiro Inaba, Hisataka Maki, Masaru Hatano, Osamu Kinoshita, Kan Nawata, Atsushi Yao, Shunei Kyo, Minoru Ono

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56(1):67-72.

 

Scheduled serial endomyocardial biopsies are executed by an internal jugular vein (IJV) or femoral vein (FV) approach to survey acute rejection after heart transplantation (HTx). However, a better approach site is needed. A total of 379 sessions consisting of 329 IJV approaches and ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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Addition of long-distance heart procurement promotes changes in heart transplant waiting list status.
 

Author(s): Fernando Antibas Atik, Carolina Fatima Couto, Freddy Ponce Tirado, Camila Scatolin Moraes, Renato Bueno Chaves, Nubia W Vieira, João Gabbardo Reis

Journal: Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc. ;29(3):344-9.

 

Evaluate the addition of long-distance heart procurement on a heart transplant program and the status of heart transplant recipients waiting list.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 27 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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[IV Consensus meeting of the Spanish Society of Liver Transplantation (SETH) 2012. Liver transplant with non-conventional grafts: Split liver transplantation and non-heart beating donors].
 

Author(s): Manuel Abradelo, Constantino Fondevila,

Journal: Cir Esp. 2014 Mar;92(3):157-67.

 

The disbalance between the number of candidates to liver transplant and the number of liver grafts leads to waiting list mortality. Two potential ways of increasing the number of liver grafts are split liver transplantation and the transplantation of grafts from non-heart beating ...

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2014

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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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Mesenchymal Stem Cell Administration in the Treatment of Coronary Graft Disease in Heart Transplant Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Coronary Disease; Heart Transplant

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2015

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Myfortic in Heart Transplant Patients With Gastrointestinal (GI) Symptoms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant Patients

 

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2008

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