Fourth Time Cardiac Retransplantation

Hannah Copeland, Monica Gustafson, Romana Coelho-Anderson, Nicole Mineburg, Mark Friedman, Jack G. Copeland

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Abstract

Beginning at age 11 years, our patient has had four heart transplants. Now, 26 years later at age 37, he is fully active. This case is presented to document a unique experience and to consider the difficult decision-making process and ethical issues of multiple cardiac retransplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-90
Number of pages3
JournalWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2014

Keywords

  • failure
  • heart
  • heart failure
  • kidney (includes disease
  • rejection (immunologic)
  • renal function)
  • transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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