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: 4 May 2015

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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: 4 May 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 623 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Everolimus Attenuates Myocardial Hypertrophy and Improves Diastolic Function in Heart Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Teruhiko Imamura, Koichiro Kinugawa, Daisuke Nitta, Osamu Kinoshita, Kan Nawata, Minoru Ono

Journal: Int Heart J. 2016 ;57(2):204-10.

 

Everolimus (EVL), one of the mammalian targets of rapamycin, is a next generation immunosuppressant that may have accessory anti-proliferative effects in heart transplant (HTx) recipients. However, little is known about the clinical relationship between EVL and regression of cardiac ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2016

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Cytomegalovirus infection and disease reduce 10-year cardiac allograft vasculopathy-free survival in heart transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Inger Johansson, Rune Andersson, Vanda Friman, Nedim Selimovic, Lars Hanzen, Salmir Nasic, Ulla Nyström, Vilborg Sigurdardottir

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is associated with an increased risk of cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV), the major limiting factor for long-term survival after heart transplantation (HTx). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of CMV infection during long-term follow-up after HTx.

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015

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Comparison of single CT scan assessment of bone mineral density, vascular calcification and fat mass with standard clinical measurements in renal transplant subjects: the ABC HeART study.
 

Author(s): Sinead Kinsella, Kevin Murphy, Micheal Breen, Siobhan O'Neill, Patrick McLaughlin, Joe Coyle, Conor Bogue, Fiona O'Neill, Niamh Moore, AnneMarie McGarrigle, Michael G Molloy, Michael M Maher, Joseph A Eustace

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Despite limitations of routine methods, Clinical Practice Guidelines support the assessment of bone mineral density (BMD) and vascular calcification in renal transplant recipients. Changes in fat mass also occur post-transplantation, although they are traditionally difficult to measure ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 34 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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Prophylactic use of mTOR inhibitors and other immunosuppressive agents in heart transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Matteo Santoni, Francesco Massari, Stefano Cascinu

Journal: Cell. Mol. Immunol.. 2015 Jan;12(1):122-4.

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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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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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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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: 20 Apr 2015

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