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We review the approach and challenges associated with pediatric hand transplantation, including new knowledge gleaned from our recent case of bilateral hand-forearm transplantation in an 8-year old child.
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Name: Current opinion in organ transplantation
Outcomes of ACR after pediatric HTx have been well described, but less has been reported on outcomes of AMR. We compared the clinical characteristics and cardiovascular outcomes (composite end-point o...
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is implicated in endothelial dysfunction and graft damage after pediatric heart transplantation. CMV specific immune responses are thought to be necessary for CMV viral...
Pediatric lung transplantation is a highly specialized clinical endeavor. Since the late 1980's, there have only been slightly more than 2200 implants reported to the International Society for Heart a...
As VAD have become an effective therapy for end-stage heart failure, their application in congenital heart disease has increased. Single ventricle congenital heart disease introduces unique physiologi...
Congenital abnormalities when present, according to VACTERL theory, occur nonrandomly with other congenital anomalies. This study estimates the prevalence of congenital spinal anomalies, and their con...
Single centre prospective cohort phase III study of 18F-DOPA PET/CT imaging in specific patient populations: 1. Pediatric patients with congenital hyperinsulinism 2. Pediatric ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term visual outcome of the cataract surgery using a large-scale and comprehensive database of pediatric cataract patients, including conge...
The purpose of this study is to see if an investigational surgery that transfers tissue from a non-living donor to living individual will help restore greater function, appearance, and sen...
To study the effect of different anaesthetic methods on pediatric neurocognitive development and cerebral injury during pediatric living related liver transplantation .
Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is one of the most common pediatric congenital malformations. In recent years, in view of the rapid rise of transthoracic minimally invasive hybrid closure ...
The transference of a complete HAND, as a composite of many tissue types, from one individual to another.
Alterations or deviations from normal shape or size which result in a disfigurement of the hand occurring at or before birth.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
Preparative treatment of transplant recipient with various conditioning regimens including radiation, immune sera, chemotherapy, and/or immunosuppressive agents, prior to transplantation. Transplantation conditioning is very common before bone marrow transplantation.
A congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by the presence of supernumerary digits.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Congenital conditions are those which are present from birth. They include structural deformities or loss of function in organs such as the <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->heart, gut or skeletal system. They can be corrected by <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->surgery, m...
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...