The pediatric heart transplantation Chap. 17 deals with indications, preparations, and preoperative management of recipient and donor while addressing the medical treatment of children undergoing heart transplantation. Besides routine posttransplant treatment of the recipient, preemptive therapy and diagnostic investigations of complex complications are described with respect to hemodynamics, immunosuppression, and infectious diseases. Special emphasis is placed on rejection, posttransplant systemic hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, and AB0-incompatible transplantation in children.
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