Orthotopic heart transplantation for congenital heart disease: an alternative for high-risk fontan candidates?

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OBJECTIVE Evaluation of incremental risk factors for early mortality in children undergoing orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT) for congenital heart disease. METHODS Between 1988 and 2002, 43 patients (mean age 9.1+/-7.2 years) underwent 44 OHT for complex TGA (6), DORV (4), single ventricle (21), and other end-stage structural heart disease (11). Two… (More)

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