What is it about?
It addresses the main cardiological alterations of patients submitted to pediatric hepatic transplants in a single center. This study aimed to evaluate the outcomes of children with cardiovascular disease (CVD) who underwent LT and to compare the pre-transplant findings during cardiovascular evaluation with long-term (>1 year) cardiac reassessments. This retrospective study evaluated 518 primary LT recipients.
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Why is it important?
First study with a large number of patients evaluating the outcome of patients with and without heart diseases submitted to liver transplantation.
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This page is a summary of: Outcomes of liver transplantation in pediatric recipients with cardiovascular disease, Pediatric Transplantation, November 2017, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/petr.13081.
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