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Research & Reviews  4,754 results

Thirty-five Years of Heart Transplantation in Medellín: Colombia's First Center for Car...
Transplantation Vinck EE, Rendón JC et. al.

Nov 28th, 2022 - Thirty-five Years of Heart Transplantation in Medellín: Colombia's First Center for Cardiac Transplantation.|2022|Vinck EE,Rendón JC,Escobar JJ,Gómez AQ,Pérez LE,|

Reduction in 90 day readmission rates utilizing ambulatory pulmonary pressure monitoring.
ESC Heart Failure; Valika A, Sulemanjee N et. al.

Nov 28th, 2022 - In the CHAMPION (CardioMEMS Heart Sensor Allows Monitoring of Pressure to Improve Outcomes in New York Heart Association Functional Class III Heart Failure Patients) trial, heart failure hospitalization (HFH) rates were lower in patients with ambu...

Influence of Gender on Global Myocardial Ischemia Tolerance and Mitochondrial Function ...
American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Phy... Chen Q, Akande O et. al.

Nov 26th, 2022 - Donation after circulatory death (DCD) donor hearts are not routinely used for heart transplantation (HTx) due to ischemic damage, which is inherent to the DCD process. HTx outcomes are suboptimal in males who received female donor hearts. The exa...

Basiliximab therapy for immune-mediated bowel disease in a pediatric heart transplant p...
Pediatric Transplantation; Kiskaddon AL, Wilsey M et. al.

Nov 25th, 2022 - In pediatric patients who undergo heart transplantation, severe immune-mediated bowel disease has been reported. Management is complex, and there are little data discussing the use of basiliximab for immune-mediated bowel disease. This case report...

Cytomegalovirus seroprevalence, infection, and disease in Chinese thoracic organ transp...
BMC Infectious Diseases; Ju C, Wang X et. al.

Nov 25th, 2022 - Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality after transplantation. This study aimed to investigate CMV seroprevalence, infection, and disease in Chinese thoracic organ transplant recipients. The clinical data of t...

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Guidelines  3 results

Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Cardiac Transplant Network Position Statement ...
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Chih S, McDonald M et. al.

Mar 9th, 2020 - Significant practice-changing developments have occurred in the care of heart transplantation candidates and recipients over the past decade. This Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Cardiac Transplant Network Position Statement provides evid...

Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society 2016 Implantable Cardiove...
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Bennett M, Parkash R et. al.

Dec 31st, 2016 - Sudden cardiac death is a major public health issue in Canada. However, despite the overwhelming evidence to support the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) in the prevention of cardiac death there remains significant variability...

The 2016 International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation listing criteria for hear...
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Offic... Mehra MR, Canter CE et. al.

Jan 19th, 2016 - The 2016 International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation listing criteria for heart transplantation: A 10-year update.|2016|Mehra MR,Canter CE,Hannan MM,Semigran MJ,Uber PA,|standards,supply & distribution,

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  260 results

Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis: Observation Versus Stenting

Oct 4th, 2022 - Transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) is abnormal narrowing of the main blood vessel to the kidney transplant and has historically been considered a surgical complication. In heart transplantation, it has long been recognised that rejection can ...

Angiotensin II for Distributive Shock

Oct 3rd, 2022 - Patients undergoing implantation of a durable left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) or a heart transplantation are at increased risk for cardiac vasoplegia. Vasoplegia, during or following cardiac surgery, is a life-threatening condition that is ...

Development of Non-invasive Cell-free DNA to Supplant Invasive Biopsy in Heart Transplantation

Sep 28th, 2022 - Subjects will undergo surveillance monitoring for rejection per the institution's standard clinical care schedule after transplant. Surveillance procedures may include EMB, imaging such as echocardiography, and/or molecular testing. Surveillance i...

Intraoperative Use of Extracorporeal Cytokine Adsorption During Orthotopic Heart Transplantation

Sep 27th, 2022 - Patients undergoing cardiac transplantation will be enrolled in the study after giving a written, signed informed consent. The participants will be randomized into two groups: intervention group (30 patients): a cytokine adsorber (CytoSorb®) will ...

DCM Precision Medicine Study

Sep 21st, 2022 - Dilated cardiomyopathy of unknown cause (DCM), known clinically as idiopathic dilated cardiomypathy, is the most common cardiomyopathy and is the leading cause of heart transplantation. DCM affects approximately one million individuals, and so has...

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News  228 results

Steroids Fail to Deliver Clear Benefits in Infant Heart Surgery

Nov 7th, 2022 - The decades-old question of whether steroids should be used in infants undergoing heart surgery to reduce inflammation from cardiopulmonary bypass remains unanswered, despite the heft of the largest pediatric heart surgery trial to date. Results f...

Are Heart Transplantation Outcomes Worse After the New OPTN Policy?

Oct 11th, 2022 - In 2016, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), which is administered by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), approved a new heart allocation policy that went into effect October 18, 2018. The revised policy reflected th...

Similar Outcomes With Hearts Donated After Circulatory Death

Sep 29th, 2022 - Transplantation of hearts donated after circulatory death (DCD) is associated with similar short-term clinical outcomes as hearts donated after brain death (DBD), except for transient posttransplant right heart dysfunction, a single-center analysi...

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Arising From the Small Intestine in a Heart Transplant Recipient on Hemodialysis and Chronic Immunosuppression: A Case Report
Polina Bellman, Monisha Dandekar et. al.

Aug 31st, 2022 - Background Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare mesenchymal tumors with worse prognosis if arising from the small bowel. Surgery remains the mainstay of treatment for patients with resectable tumors.

Medtronic Recalls Additional Faulty HeartWare HVAD Batteries

Aug 25th, 2022 - Medtronic is recalling 23,372 HeartWare HVAD System batteries due to the risk that they could unexpectedly fail, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says in an alert posted on its website.   Electrical faults in the batteries could make them...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →