Survival after listing for cardiac transplantation in children.

  title={Survival after listing for cardiac transplantation in children.},
  author={Morrow and A Bruno Frazier and Naftel},
  journal={Progress in pediatric cardiology},
  volume={11 2},
Despite improvement in surgical and medical management of children with congenital and acquired heart disease, cardiac transplantation remains an important therapeutic option for infants and children with end-stage heart disease. Ultimate survival in patients who are listed for transplantation is a function of both mortality while awaiting transplantation and survival after transplantation. Survival of heart transplantation is affected by the severity of illness before transplantation, the… CONTINUE READING


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