Ex vivo cryoablation of Wolff-Parkinson-White in a donor heart prior to pediatric heart transplantation

S. R. Ceresnak, D. T. Hsu, J. M. Lamour, S. Weinstein, R. H. Pass

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This report describes the use of a donor heart with ventricular pre-excitation for pediatric orthotopic heart transplantation and the successful surgical cryoablation of the donor heart prior to transplantation. The issues related to the preoperative evaluation and surgical management of the donor heart with Wolff-Parkinson White syndrome are discussed. This report describes the successful surgical cryoablation of a donor heart with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome at the time of pediatric heart transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1986-1988
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Transplantation
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011



  • Ablation
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
  • cryoablation
  • orthotopic heart transplant
  • surgical ablation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Transplantation
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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