Experience with heart transplantation in children.


Between March 1981 and March 1986, 200 orthotopic heart transplantations were performed at the University of Pittsburgh. Fourteen of those procedures were carried out in children 2 to 16 years of age. Two children received combined liver and heart transplants; one because of familial hypercholesterolemia with associated ischemic heart disease, and the other… (More)


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@article{Fricker1987ExperienceWH, title={Experience with heart transplantation in children.}, author={Frederick Jay Fricker and Bartley P. Griffith and R L Hardesty and Alfredo Trento and Leonard M. Gold and K Schmeltz and Lee B. Beerman and Doris Raquel Fischer and Robert A. Mathews and William H. Neches}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={1987}, volume={79 1}, pages={138-46} }