Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42--45

Aortic complications following pediatric heart transplantation: A case series and review


Sean M Lang1, Elizabeth A Frazier1, R Thomas Collins2 
1 Arkansas Children's Hospital; Department of Pediatrics, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
2 Arkansas Children's Hospital; Department of Pediatrics, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock; Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Correspondence Address:
Sean M Lang
Arkansas Children«SQ»s Hospital; Department of Pediatrics, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
USA

Aortic complications occur rarely after pediatric orthotopic heart transplantation, but are typically accompanied by catastrophic events. We describe the three cases of major aortic complications in our experience of 329 pediatric heart transplants. This case series and review highlight the important risk factors for aortic complications after heart transplantation.


How to cite this article:
Lang SM, Frazier EA, Collins R T. Aortic complications following pediatric heart transplantation: A case series and review.Ann Pediatr Card 2016;9:42-45


How to cite this URL:
Lang SM, Frazier EA, Collins R T. Aortic complications following pediatric heart transplantation: A case series and review. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Aug 5 ];9:42-45
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