Heart transplantation in children: Indications

F. Jay Fricker, Linda Addonizio, Daniel Bernstein, Mark Boucek, Robert Boucek, Charles Canter, Richard Chinnock, Clifford Chin, Maryanne Kichuk, Jacqueline Lamour, Bill Pietra, Robert Morrow, Kathy Rotundo, Robert Shaddy, Elfriede Pahl Schuette, Kenneth O. Schowengerdt, Henry Sondheimer, Steve Webber

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This review details the indications for heart transplantation in children. Contraindications have evolved from absolute to relative. Controversial issues remain and this paper represents a consensus of more than a dozen centers that have programs that remain active performing pediatric heart transplants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-342
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Transplantation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1999


  • Heart transplantation
  • Indications
  • Pediatrics


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