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Donor organ acceptance practices vary among pediatric heart transplant professionals. We sought to understand what is known about the interactions between the "high-risk" recipient and the "marginal donor," and how donor risk scores can impact this discussion.
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Name: Pediatric transplantation
Evidence on the impact of MCS on pediatric heart transplant survival is still scarce related to congenital heart disease patients including univentricular physiology as well as the risk factors for co...
Effects of donor cause of death, ischemia time, inotrope exposure, troponin values, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, electrocardiographic and echocardiographic data on recipient outcomes: A review of the literature.
Heart transplantation has become standard of care for pediatric patients with either end-stage heart failure or inoperable congenital heart defects. Despite increasing surgical complexity and overall ...
Heart transplantation (HTx) is a treatment option for end-stage heart failure in children. HTx is limited by the availability and acceptability of donor hearts. Refusal of donor hearts has been report...
Pediatric heart transplantation (PHT) is challenged with long waitlist times and high waitlist mortality, mostly due to a continuing organ shortage and high rates of non-utilization. This analysis uni...
Background Heart transplants have become a successful treatment for some cardiovascular diseases. To prevent rejection of the transplanted heart, patients have to take immunosuppressive medication.Aim...
Pediatric heart transplant patients have a high-risk cardiovascular profile affecting their long-term outcomes and survival. Currently, no effective cardiovascular preventative care is pro...
The TEAMMATE Trial will enroll 210 pediatric heart transplant patients from 25 centers at 6 months post-transplant and follow each patient for 2.5 years. Half of the participants will rece...
The purpose of this study is to determine the clinical outcomes of sensitized pediatric heart transplant recipients with a positive donor-specific cytotoxicity cross-match and to compare t...
Transplant rejection following organ transplant occurs because the recipient's immune system attacks the transplanted organ. The recipients immune system recognizes the transplanted organ ...
This is a phase II trial of reduced intensity conditioning with Bu/Flu/ATG in pediatric patients with hematologic malignancies at high risk for transplant related mortality with standard t...
A humanized monoclonal antibody and ANTIVIRAL AGENT that is used to prevent RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS INFECTIONS in high risk pediatric patients.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Immunoglobulin preparations used in intravenous infusion, containing primarily IMMUNOGLOBULIN G. They are used to treat a variety of diseases associated with decreased or abnormal immunoglobulin levels including pediatric AIDS; primary HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA; SCID; CYTOMEGALOVIRUS infections in transplant recipients, LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA, CHRONIC; Kawasaki syndrome, infection in neonates, and IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA.
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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 ...
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