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Scientists report that viral infection of the heart is a predictor of heart transplant failure in young children and adolescents, although it can be detected by screening for viral genes and treated to improve organ survival.
Since the dawn of heart transplantation in the 1960s, medical care of heart transplant recipients has varied from center to center and been guided by the experience of individual clinicians.
Pediatric Heart Network study is largest clinical trial of treatment of patients with congenital heart disease.
CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) and XDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on noninvasive gene expression tests for the monitoring of immune-mediated conditions, today announced results from the Invasive Monitoring Attenuation through Gene Expression (IMAGE) clinical trial.
ADDISON, Texas, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) today announces new guidelines to standardize care for heart transplant patients worldwide.
BRISBANE, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- XDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on noninvasive tests for the monitoring of immune-mediated conditions, today announced that results from its Invasive Monitoring Attenuation through Gene Expression (IMAGE) trial will be presented by Dr.
University of Utah heart surgeon implants VAD in Idaho man as part of national clinical trial.
The drug regadenoson is safe and poses fewer side effects than the conventional medication used during a cardiac nuclear stress test of heart transplant patients.
HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is over for 16-year-old Francesco "Frank" De Santiago. On January 29, De Santiago received a donor heart in a successful nine-hour transplant operation at Texas Children's Heart Center.
Many heart transplant patients develop multiple skin cancers, with increased risk for some skin cancers among patients with other cancers and with increasing age.
The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...