Heart transplantation in children: Indications

F. Jay Fricker, Linda Addonizio, Daniel Bernstein, Mark Boucek, Robert Boucek, Charles Canter, Richard Chinnock, Clifford Chin, Maryanne Kichuk, Jacqueline Lamour, Bill Pietra, Robert Morrow, Kathy Rotundo, Robert Shaddy, Elfriede Pahl Schuette, Kenneth O. Schowengerdt, Henry Sondheimer, Steve Webber

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Abstract

This review details the indications for heart transplantation in children. Contraindications have evolved from absolute to relative. Controversial issues remain and this paper represents a consensus of more than a dozen centers that have programs that remain active performing pediatric heart transplants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-342
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Transplantation
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 1999

Keywords

  • Heart transplantation
  • Indications
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Transplantation

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    Fricker, F. J., Addonizio, L., Bernstein, D., Boucek, M., Boucek, R., Canter, C., Chinnock, R., Chin, C., Kichuk, M., Lamour, J., Pietra, B., Morrow, R., Rotundo, K., Shaddy, R., Schuette, E. P., Schowengerdt, K. O., Sondheimer, H., & Webber, S. (1999). Heart transplantation in children: Indications. Pediatric Transplantation, 3(4), 333-342. https://doi.org/10.1034/j.1399-3046.1999.00045.x