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 660 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: 31 Dec 1969

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Subcutaneous infection by Graphium basitruncatum in a heart transplant patient.
 

Author(s): Analía L Fernández, Patricia O Andres, Cecilia H Veciño, Claudia B Nagel, María Teresa Mujica

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;21(6):670-674.

 

Graphium basitruncatum, a synanamorph of Pseudoallescheria has been rarely reported in human infections. We report a case of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by this fungus in a heart transplant recipient. We also describe the phenotypic, molecular methods and matrix-assisted ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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County socioeconomic characteristics and heart transplant outcomes in the United States.
 

Author(s): Dmitry Tumin, Jessica Horan, Emily A Shrider, Sakima A Smith, Joseph D Tobias, Don Hayes, Randi E Foraker

Journal: Am. Heart J.. 2017 Aug;190():104-112.

 

Geographic disparities in survival after heart transplantation have received mixed support in prior studies, and specific geographic characteristics that might be responsible for these differences are unclear. We tested for differences in heart transplant outcomes across United States ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 27 Oct 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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