Chronic Respiratory Complications in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients
作者: Biju ThomasJulie G. FletRajendran ShyamRichard C. KirkAndrew R. GenneryDavid A. Spencer
作者单位: 1Regional Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
刊名: Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2007, Vol.26 (3), pp.236-240
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2007.01.019
原始语种摘要: Background(#br)The frequency and spectrum of chronic respiratory complications in pediatric heart transplant recipients have not been extensively studied. The aim of this study was to describe the chronic respiratory complications in 126 consecutive pediatric heart transplant recipients.(#br)Methods(#br)Retrospective review of medical records.(#br)Results(#br)Between 1987 and 2005, 126 (64 males and 62 females) heart transplantations were performed at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. The median age at transplantation was 7.4 years (range, 0.1–17) and the median length of follow-up was 6.8 years (range, 0–18.2). Twenty-four patients have died, and 36 have been transferred to adult follow-up, leaving 66 under pediatric follow-up. Chronic respiratory complications have...
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