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Heart transplantation for heart failure in children.
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PMID:  20869654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Heart transplantation has become standard therapy for end-stage heart failure in children with cardiomyopathy as well as complex congenital heart disease, and has a significant effect on survival and quality of life. The indications for listing and referral for transplantation are outlined. Evaluation for heart transplantation is discussed, including full pretransplant assessment. ABO incompatible listing and HLA sensitization are discussed, and listing algorithms are outlined for different countries.
Authors:
Elfriede Pahl; Anne I Dipchand; Michael Burch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart failure clinics     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1551-7136     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Fail Clin     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101231934     Medline TA:  Heart Fail Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  575-89, x     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 2300 Children's Pl, Cardiology Box 21, Chicago, IL 60614, USA. epahl@childrensmemorial.org
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