Pediatric Heart Transplantation

Rebecca Ameduri, Charles E. Canter

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiovascular Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781444335897
StatePublished - Jan 13 2012


  • AHA guidelines, heart transplantation for pediatric heart disease
  • Basic evaluation protocol, for pediatric heart transplantation
  • Endomyocardial biopsy, "gold standard" for cellular rejection
  • Goal of immunosuppression, preventing donor heart rejection
  • Heart retransplantation
  • Mortality associated with heart transplantation
  • Pediatric heart transplantation
  • Pediatric heart transplants, infants <1 year of age
  • Transplant cardiac allograft vasculopathy
  • UNOS criteria, pediatric heart transplant candidates in the US

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