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

Echocardiographic evaluation after pediatric heart transplant in Chile: initial application of a functional protocol with global longitudinal strain.
 

Author(s): Claudia Trincado, Víctor Molina, Gonzalo Urcelay, Paulina Dellepiane

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. 2018 Feb;89(1):79-85.

 

The echocardiographic evaluation of patients after heart transplantation is a useful tool. However, it is still necessary to define an optimal follow-up protocol.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Smoking Behavior of Heart Transplant Patients: A Retrospective Study.
 

Author(s): Fisun Sözen, Yasemin Çetinel, Özdemir Efe Kul, Atilla Sezgin

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2018 Mar;16 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):162-164.

 

Smoking is an important risk factor for development of complications in heart transplant patients and plays an important role in the mortality of these patients. The aim of this study was to compare the survival of heart transplant patients after transplant versus their smoking status ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The world's first human-to-human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital: 50 years later.
 

Author(s): J Brink, T Pennel, K Seele, P Zilla

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Heart Transplant" returned 31 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A "Trapped Heart" in an Octopus Pot: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy; Review of a Rare Clinical Syndrome Following Solid-Organ Transplant.
 

Author(s): Michail G Vailas, Demetrios Moris, Alexandros Papalampros, Maria Sotiropoulou, Demetrios Schizas, Spiridon Davakis, Spiridon Vernadakis

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Oct;15(5):490-496.

 

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as "broken heart syndrome," "apical ballooning syndrome," and "stress-induced cardiomyopathy," was first des cribed in Japanese patients in 1990 by Sato and colleagues. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is an increasingly recognized syndrome characterized ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Disseminated Acanthamoeba infection in a heart transplant recipient treated successfully with a miltefosine-containing regimen: Case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Max N Brondfield, Michael J A Reid, Rachel L Rutishauser, Jennifer R Cope, Jevon Tang, Jana M Ritter, Almea Matanock, Ibne Ali, Sarah B Doernberg, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Teresa DeMarco, Liviu Klein, Jennifer M Babik

Journal: Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Apr;19(2):.

 

Disseminated acanthamoebiasis is a rare, often fatal, infection most commonly affecting immunocompromised patients. We report a case involving sinuses, skin, and bone in a 60-year-old woman 5 months after heart transplantation. She improved with a combination of flucytosine, fluconazole, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Tocilizumab in Cardiac Transplantation
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Intravenous Iron Supplement for Iron Deficiency in Cardiac Transplant Recipients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2018

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